Where Can You Get a Map of the Tombigbee Waterway?


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The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway organization posts a variety of maps at Business.TennTom.org, including maps of the waterway's marinas, nearby airports, inland and deepwater ports, and highways and interstates in close proximity.

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Businesses use the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway for transportation because it offers benefits such as energy efficiency and safer transport.

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway has over 17 public ports and terminals as of June 2015, and it links to approximately 4,500 miles of navigable waterways. Up to eight barges can be towed in a single lockage, and up to 1.2 billion ton-miles of commerce are shipped through the waterway annually. In addition, approximately 2 million tons of commerce are exported to other countries each year through the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

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