Mississippi River Commission holds public meeting at Beale Street Landing

The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) held a public meeting Tuesday, March 24, on board the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI to discuss issues affecting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects along the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

Docked at the Beale Street Landing, the public meeting was attended by representatives of the Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission, the City of Memphis and various other local and state organizations.

Randy Richardson, EDGE Vice President and Executive Director of the Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission, gave a brief update of the Port.

Following the meeting, the MISSISSIPPI left for its annual High Water Inspection trip from Memphis to Tunica, MS.

For more information on the MRC and the March Public Meeting visit the MRC website.

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