This story was originally published on BND.com on October 9, 2015.
By Elizabeth Donald | Belleville News-Democrat
MADISON — A new harbor will open next year on the Mississippi River, and landlocked leaders are eagerly awaiting its first barge.
The South Harbor project is a $50 million addition to America’s Central Port, a rehabilitated military base in Granite City that now handles nearly 3 million tons of cargo every year. And they expect that number to go up by 25 percent in the next five years, thanks to South Harbor…Read More