Regional Impact Study of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System

The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) contains 440 miles of waterway and is a crucial part of the US transportation system. The MKARNS connects strategically the heartland of the US with the rest of the world. This study will investigate the economic impacts of the MKARNS to enhance the understanding of its importance and potential outcomes of a disruption. Project complete.


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  • Status: Completed
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department

    Bridge Division, P.O. Box 2261
    Little Rock, AR  United States  72203
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

    Department of Industrial Engineering
    Fayetteville, AR  United States  72701
  • Principal Investigators:

    Nachtmann, Heather

  • Start Date: 20140416
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20150830
  • Source Data: RiP Project 38160

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01573223
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC50
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2015 1:01AM