Council on Water Transportation


AASHTO Liaison
Shayne Gill, Program Director for Multimodal Transportation
sgill@aashto.org

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. 

Council on Water Transportation Strategic Plan – Approved 2018

Council on Water Transportation Charter – Approved 2018*

* Further amendments to the Council’s charter were submitted in June 2019 for consideration by the AASHTO Strategic Management Committee

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

Recent Events

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

Please save the date for the next Council on Water Transportation meeting, which will take place during the AASHTO Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO on October 5-9, 2019.

Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., Secretary of the Florida Department of TransportationCOWT Chair:
Secretary Kevin J. Thibault, P.E.
Florida Department of Transportation