Originally Posted by mikeg205
I read the lasts weeks law - about getting the government open again - almost put me to sleep... Ironically the main stream media blasted Mitch McConnell (r-Ky) for getting a billion to keep the Illinois and Ohio riverway open and safe. Locks and dams crumbling.. eash - I could see what would happen if that shut the rivers down..
I'd hate to see what could happen if a dam fails. Not only would shipping be on hold, it would take out a lot of what's downstream. If they can't open the locks, it would probably be far worse than the flooding Nashville saw during that storm a couple of years ago.