Evansville may study creating inland harbor

The Port Authority of Evansville may approve spending $50,000 for a feasibility study to build an inland harbor near Howell Yards railroad yard, reports the Courier & Press.

The project would require cutting into the land to form a water harbor where barges could be brought.

The need for an inland harbor is in response to growth of the waterway industry over the use of freight or railways. A study could 12 months to complete.

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