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Work is ongoing to reopen Tenn-Tom Waterway

Work continues to try and get the Tenn-Tombigbee Waterway opened from Iuka to Mobile following recent flooding.

Posted: Apr 3, 2019 3:19 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Work continues to try and get the Tenn-Tombigbee Waterway opened from Iuka to Mobile following recent flooding.

A dredge is working to remove sediment from an area south of Aberdeen.

The device will remove sandbars blocking the flow of the river from barges and towboats.

Officials estimate millions of dollars have been lost by companies who have been unable to utilize the waterway to ship their products and materials.

No timeline has been set for when the work will be completed.

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