Corps of Engineers Releases Waterways Fact Sheet

Thursday, February 21, 2002
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Navigation Data Center (NDC) recently released the latest edition of “The U.S. Waterway System-Transportation Facts.” The fact sheet presents data from the year 2000 on the inland, Great Lakes, and coastal waterways in a fold-out card format.

Major facts for 2000 include: Total domestic waterborne traffic was 1,069.8 million short tons, an increase of 0.8 percent over 1999. Internal waterborne traffic was 628.4 million short tons, a 0.6 percent increase. Coastwise waterborne traffic was 226.9 million short tons, 0.8 percent decrease. The average lengths of inland and coastal hauls for domestic traffic were 481.4 and 1,250.9 miles, respectively. The five leading ports for domestic traffic and amount of short tons moved in millions were: South Louisiana, 119.1; Huntington-Tristate, 76.9; New York and New Jersey, 72.3; Houston, 62.6; Pittsburgh, 53.9.

To order the fact card mentioned above or for current statistics and data that are ready to download about port, waterways, lock and dock infrastructure data lock performance; dredging statistics; and water transportation summary materials, access the NDC’s Web site at: www.iwr.usace.mil/ndc or contact the NDC at Navigation Data Center U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 7701 Telegraph Road Alexandria, VA 22315-3868 p. (703) 428-9061 f. (703) 428-6047

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