Navigation season ends at Lock and Dam 2
The U.S. Corps of Engineers has released its statistics for the 2009 navigation season, including Lock and Dam 2 at Hastings.
A total of 6,426 vessels and 7,072,327 tons of cargo passed through Lock and Dam 2 from March 23 to Dec.6.
The MV Coral Dawn was the last tow to pass through Dec. 2.
Of the vessels, 716 were commercial, 5,638 were recreational, and 82 were of the "other" category, such as government watercraft.