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Commission studies plan to extend navigation on Red River


TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas commission is examining whether to extend navigation of the Red River into the southwestern part of the state.

The Arkansas Red River Commission funded a study with the Army Corps of Engineers and Gulf Engineers & Consultants to determine how much could be saved by broadening river navigation to accommodate the shipments of goods that are currently transported by railroad. The commission is looking to extend navigation to the border of Little River and Miller counties in Arkansas and Bowie County in Texas, the Texarkana Gazette reported.

The study found...

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