Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2019



Welcome to the new American Currents website!

Check out the tutorial video on how to utilize all of the exciting site features!

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Today's Key Issues

  • Tow sizes are reduced NB and SB between Cairo and St. Louis
  • The que situation at both Marseilles and Starved Rock are much improved and are locking within 10 hours or less.
  • Lower Miss at (LM 249) daily closure has ended.
  • Lower Miss will be partially closed at (LM 328), 10/23 through 11/11 from 07:00-17:00. Potential 12 hr delays for large tows NBD and SBD. USACE confirming traffic restrictions.
  • Lower Miss will be partially closed at (LM 356), 10/17 through the end of October from 07:00-17:00. Minimal delays NBD, potential for 12 hr delays SBD for large tows.
  • Delays at Willow Island Lock (OR 162), avg. delay 18-24 hours. The work now is expected to last until 11/29
  • The remaining wickets are now being raised at Olmsted Locks and Dam (OR 964).

River Closures & Restricted Movements

Weather Information

Additional Information