The consequences of disruptions to inland waterway systems

March 1, 2011

In a collaborative partnership with the Illinois Terrorism Task Force, multiple Federal agencies and Archer Daniels Midland Co., Argonne developed an end-to-end systems analysis methodology to quantify the consequences of disruptions to inland waterway systems. This methodology was applied to portions of the Illinois Waterway to address the additional transportation costs, jobs losses and economic impacts of disruptions to locks, dams and bridges along the waterway. More ยป