Welcome to the Standing Committee on Water Transportation

SCOWT addresses all policy, regulatory, safety and enforcement issues impacting the nation's Coastal, Inland and Great Lakes waterways ability to move goods efficiently on the national freight transportation network.

SCOWT serves as the Water modal lead for the AASHTO Freight Transportation Network and Special Committee on Intermodal Transportation and Economic Expansion​.

SCORT members include any state transportation department that elects to serve on the committee. States may also designate an alternate state-level agency to serve on their behalf. 

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SCOWT Chair

Secretary Sherri H. LeBas​

Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development


The latest subcommittee news and information can be found using the 

navigation menu on the left of the page.  For more information, please 
contact Chris Smith at 202-624-5839. 


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2015 SCOWT Annual Meeting at the AASHTO Annual Meeting
When: September 24-25, 2015
Where: Chicago, Illinois


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SCOWT members and guests wishing to stay only for the SCOWT and Special Committee on Intermodal Transportation and Economic Expansion (SCITEE) meetings on September 24-25 should choose the 2-day Registration option

 AGENDA ​Coming Soon

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
Phone: 1-800-233-4100 (Ask for the AASHTO AM room block)
Online reservation link: 2015 AASHTO Annual Meeting
Reservation Cut-off date: 5:00 PM CST 9/23/2015
Rate: $229

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