SIMRA to Discuss Missouri River Issues

Business & Finance

The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Council Bluffs on June 18 to hear presentations on Missouri River habitat, flood control and levee accreditation, flooding report from the Iowa Water Science Center, a freight network optimization study, and more.

The study aims to identify and prioritize investment opportunities to create an optimized freight transportation network. The network is expected to promote business growth in Iowa and lower transportation costs for Iowa businesses.

SIMRA seeks stakeholder input and makes recommendations on policies affecting the Missouri River.

The group will meet at 10:00 a.m. to noon in the Looft Hall Conference Center at Iowa Western Community College, 2700 College Road, in Council Bluffs. The meeting is open to the public.

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