America’s agriculture exports depend on a reliable and efficient transportation network on our inland rivers and waterways. Tell Congress that America’s family farmers are vital to our balance of trade.
Barges move about 60% of our nation's agriculture exports on our rivers, but 80% of locks have outlived their design life. Tell Congress our river locks keep America's farmers competitive.
Our lock and dam infrastructure needs recapitalization to keep barges – and America’s economy - moving. Barges and towboats are a critical part of our supply chain, moving America’s harvest as well as products we all rely on.