The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) stretches 1,100 miles, from St. Marks, Florida, to Brownsville, Texas. The waterway’s 379-mile Texas portion (the GIWW-T) links 11 deep-draft ports and 13 shallow-draft ports and handles two-thirds of the entire waterway’s traffic. In 2012, 90 percent of GIWW-T freight was classified as petroleum and chemical related. Maintaining the GIWW-T […]
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
TTI Helps TxDOT Evaluate the Economic Impact of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
Despite its benefit to the petrochemical industry and the state’s overall economy, most Texans know very little about the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). Though it stretches from Brownsville, Texas, to Carrabelle, Florida, the Texas leg hugs the shoreline to Orange. The robust activity along those 379 miles of coastline will soon be described in a […]
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