Commercial navigation season opens as barges break through Lake Pepin ice

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the Motor Vessel Phillip M Pfeffer with six barges through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, March 12, en route to St. Paul, according to a news release. The lockage marks the unofficial start to the 2023 Upper Mississippi River navigation season.


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