Well, it's been a few weeks since I mentioned the low levels of the Mississippi River being a problem for shipping especially south of the St. Louis area. It's so bad that the Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing rock blasting in the channel of the river south of the Gateway City.
As long as the weather remains mild traffic on the Mississippi River will continue to flow or will it? Remember the drought we all went through this summer? Well, the results of that are still being felt especially on the Mighty Mississippi. With less water flowing from tributaries into the Mississippi, the water levels are getting dangerously low and as a result, barges are now required to car