Best Views on the Upper Mississippi River

Check out this link from the Big River magazine.  Big River focuses on the Upper Mississippi River.  This one talks a bit about history and the best overlooks.

http://www.big-river.com/dukeoverlooks.html

A little winter reading for you.

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Upper Mississippi River Conference

Last weekend saw some activity at the conference center in Moline.  Check out these stories:

http://ads.qctimes.com/articles/2008/08/22/news/local/doc48ae1c1c3d2ae261388891.txt

http://ads.qctimes.com/articles/2008/08/23/news/local/doc48b0b2ac85d28543280663.txt

Twin Bridges in Pool 15

Here is a photo of our twin bridges from Moline IL to Bettendorf IA.  There is a plan to replace these bridges in about ten years.

http://www.bistateonline.org/ser/tra/mrc_str.shtml

Fixing up the Upper Mississippi River

The Corps released a study outlining work they feel needs to be done, but is not yet funded:

http://www.qctimes.com/articles/2008/04/24/news/local/doc48112b4ae7a39405790710.txt