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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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. 

Upcoming Events
2015 SCOWT Washington Meeting
When: February 23 to 24, 2015
Where: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 249
Washington, DC 20001
The Liaison Capitol Hill 
  • ​415 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington DC, 20001
  • Tel: (888) 201-1951
  • Rate: $177 per night plus tax
  • Reservations will be handled through individual calls or will be e-mailed directly to our Reservations Department at 1-866-AFFINIA (866-233-4642) or to reservations@affinia.com respectively. Please be sure that you identify yourself as part of the AASHTO group to guarantee the special group rate.
  • The Cut-Off Date for accepting reservations is Thursday, January 22, 2015.   Any reservations received after this date, are subject to space and rate availability.
Register: Register for the SCOWT Meeting.

Draft Agenda: AASHTO SCOWT Agenda - Feb. 23-24 (Draft)
​​(All details subject to frequent changes.)