Council on Water Transportation

AASHTO Liaison
Avital Barnea, Program Manager for Freight

Welcome to the Council on Water Transportation

The Council on Water Transportation 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.

Council on Water Transportation 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. 

The latest Council news and information can be found using the navigation menu on the left of the page.  For more information, please contact Avital Barnea at 202-624-8815

Upcoming Events

Council on Water Transportation Meeting
April 22-23, 2019
Baton Rouge, LA

Hotel Reservations (Deadline for discounted rate: March 31, 2019)





OFFICIAL PHOTO_Dr. Shawn Wilson_HiRes.jpgCOWT Chair:
Secretary Shawn Wilson
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development