Gov. Scott Walker approved a $1,241,632 million emergency harbor assistance grant to F.J. Robers Co., Inc., of La Crosse, to replace a portion of the company’s main dock wall. The original dock wall, located on the Mississippi River, was built in 1982 and has served as a mainstay to transport bulk commodities. Heavy use and chemical erosion have contributed to the dock wall deterioration. The full cost of the project is expected to be $1.5 million.

This port serves farms, industry, local governments and the state of Wisconsin by shipping grain, feed ingredients, road salt, coal, fertilizer, steel cement, railroad ties, dried distiller’s grain and other commodities by barge..

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