RIVERS

 

 

 

 

Illinois River and Inland Ports

The Illinois River accounts for 273 miles of the 327 miles of the “Illinois Waterway” that connects Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River.

PUBLIC TERMINALS


Name: Shipyard Terminal & Industrial Park, Inc.
Products Handled: Salt, Coal, Grain Products, Liquid and Dry Fertilizer, Steel, Dry and Packaged Goods
Storage: Open – 160 acres; Covered Dry Bulk – 65,000 tons; Liquid – 3,000,000 gal.
Handling Facilities: Cranes to 100 tons; Bucket – 4 yd.; Inbound – 400 tph.; Outbound – 1,100 tph.
Barges Handled: 3 worked, 2 held
Operations: 6 days a week, 10 hours a day
Connections: CSX; Switchboats available.

DRESDEN ISLAND LOCK & DAM


521 N Lock Rd.
Morris, IL 60450
Lockmaster, Jeffery Blazekovich
Phone: 815/942-0840
Fax: 815/942-4217
Cell: 815/545-6451

Location:
River Mile 271.5
Illinois River
2 miles NW Dresden Nuclear Power Plant

Tonnage Locked through:
Annual Tonnage for 2006
16.9 million tons commodity including:

• 485 thousand tons of farm products
• 3.9 million tons of manufactured goods
• 3 million tons of Petroleum product s
• 2 .3 million tons of chemicals
• As well as 750 pleasure craft lockages

SENECA REGIONAL PORT


The Seneca Port District offers cost efficient and safe handling of freight on the property.

Marine: Located in the Shipyard Industrial Park is L.S.T., a river terminal that has the ability and equipment to serve a variety of marine related needs which include the following:

• Crane lifting to 200 tons
• Bulk barge unloading to truck or rail at 250 ton an hour
• Barge loading from rail or truck at 800 ton an hour
• Rail to truck transfer equipment
• Unit train capacity
• 12000 linear feet of rail on the property
• 750 feet of concrete dock with two mooring cells
• 2 hydraulic cranes for unloading barges
• 7 various size front loaders
• 100,000 lb truck scale
• Heavy-Duty fork lifts

All major land barge carriers and major trucking companies are served by the Port District. CSX Rail Road serves tenants of the district.