Panama Canal Expansion Project http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Panama Canal expansion could increase shipping traffic on Mo. waterways http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/panama-canal-expansion-could-increase-shipping-traffic-mo-waterways <p><em>Reporting from KRCU&#39;s <span class="st">Jacob McCleland used in this report.</span></em></p><p>Missouri Department of Transportation officials anticipate the <a href="http://www.pancanal.com/eng/expansion/">Panama Canal Expansion Project</a> will bring more shipping traffic to Missouri&rsquo;s waterways.</p><p>Freight development administrator Ernie Perry says there won&rsquo;t be a sudden boost in river traffic, but the larger canal will make river shipping more feasible.</p> Thu, 18 Aug 2011 22:16:41 +0000 KRCU 1900 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Panama Canal expansion could increase shipping traffic on Mo. waterways