Upper St. Anthony Falls lock closure
Upper River Services’ Motor Vessel Becky Sue locks through Upper St. Anthony Falls lock in downtown Minneapolis at 2:45 p.m. on June 9, 2015, with two barges loaded with scrap metal. This marked the final lockage by a commercial tow at the lock. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 directed the Corps to close the lock to navigation by June 10, 2015.

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