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 AASHTO participating transportation departments that elects to have committee representation.
Sean T. Connaughton
Secretary of Transportation
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What does WRDA mean for State DOTs?
Webinar Thursday, April 18th beginning at 2:00 PM EST
Web Log-in: www.startvisuals.com
Conference ID: 8563828
The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is the Congressional legislation that authorizes the US Army Corps of Engineers to conduct critical navigation projects on the national coastal, inland, and Great Lakes waterways.
In March 2013, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously passed S. 601, its version of the next WRDA 2013 authorization.
The House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment commenced its work on WRDA 2013 with its first full hearing on April 15.
SCOWT, along with the Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies, invites its members to it's next Webinar: What does WRDA Mean for State DOTs