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Closure of the St. Anthony Falls Lock Discussion Group

Active dates:2015 - July 1, 2016

To discuss the effects of the closure, costs incurred by the state, the cities, and the business owners as a result of the use of trucks traveling on roads instead of barges traveling on the Mississippi River to transport goods, and to identify solutions to the problems and expenses caused by the closure.


The lock at Upper St. Anthony Falls closed at midnight on June 9, 2015.

Periodic meetings begin August 1, 2015.  The group sunsets July 1, 2016.


The Chairs of the committees in the House of Representatives and the Senate with primary jurisdiction over capital investment will each, or jointly, convene periodic meetings with the business owners and/other stakeholders affected by the closure of the St. Anthony Falls Lock on the Mississippi River.

Record last updated: 10/14/2021

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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