WorkBoat follows the spring 2011 floods
Barge operators expect to take a revenue hit as a result of the high water that is delaying barge traffic in various locations along the Mississippi River system. The full economic fallout won’t be known for some time because it will take weeks for the river system to return to normal. WorkBoat.com is following the high water as it moves down the Mississippi River towards New Orleans where it was expected to crest at near 17.5 feet.
Here is a wrap-up of what you can find on the site so far: