Fort Smith, Fayetteville Mayors See Need for Deeper Arkansas River | Arkansas Business News | ArkansasBusiness.com

Fort Smith, Fayetteville Mayors See Need for Deeper Arkansas River

Many mayors of Arkansas cities would like to see the Arkansas River's shipping channel deepened from 9 feet to 12 feet to facilitate more efficient barge traffic. Deeper water means heavier barges, and that means lower shipping costs, which means cheaper products for the rest of us.

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