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Barge Traffic Stalled by Historic Flooding on Mississippi River System

It has been a rough year for commerce on the Mississippi River system, and it continues to worsen as nonstop rains keep adding to already swollen rivers. Many areas are already cresting for a third time, meaning they have dropped below flood stage, only to rise again. Barge logistics on the Mississippi River have been slowed or entirely stopped due to weather-related flooding since January of this year, and it is still happening as we start June.

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