Posted on March 14, 2016
By Sarah Halasz Graham, The Southern
In a sometimes-heated public meeting Wednesday night, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented the results of a two-year study of river-training structures they hope to build in the Mississippi River.
The $6-8 million project would add nine structures — including three of a new, untested design — and remove two structures from a 10-mile river span in Union and Jackson counties.
About 75 people attended the event, which was held at Shawnee Jr./Sr. High School.
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