The Mississippi River has been swollen for several months, disrupting commerce up and down its 2,300-plus miles. Historic flooding has ruined billions of dollars worth of crops and farmland in the Midwest, and the damage has been spreading downstream, all the way to Louisiana. The flooding has also damaged levees, dams, bridges and roads, putting stress on the commercial river traffic that is crucial to American industry. To read full article, click here.
(Article from Freight Waves: https://www.freightwaves.com/news/mississippi-floodings-impact-on-freight-economy-spreads-downstream)