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HOWARD/COOPER COUNTY REGIONAL PORT AUTHORITY

ABOUT

Moving an average of $4.1 billion of cargo annually, Missouri waterways provide low-cost transportation benefits to businesses from around the globe. Each Missouri port authority operates one or more public terminals – providing a range of cargo transfers and storage as well as land for industrial development. With an average of over 35 years of experience in economic development, Missouri port authorities can provide your business with friendly, direct and responsive service, making us central to your success.

 

The Port of Howard/Cooper County is located on the Missouri River at mile 196.5 on the left bank, directly across from Boonville, MO. It is the only public facility between Kansas City and St. Louis. There are no dams or locks obstruct the channel of the Missouri River from this site to its junction with the Mississippi River in St. Louis.

 
 

SERVICES

Port Facility
  • Port Authority owns and operates set of scales, a scale house, and approximately 231,000 bushels of grain storage

  • Port Authority recently purchased the partnering half of the existing dock structure and adjacent 0.3 acres

  • The Port owns land on which a B-TEK steel deck truck scale with a portable office building adjacent to the scale site

  • West of the tract with the truck scales, the Port has a lease interest in approximately 1½ acres which may be used as a staging area but can have no permanent structures on the property

  • South of the grain scales and staging tract is a grain facility on leased ground which consists of 155,000 bushel capacity corrugated steel grain bin, two
    additional grain bins each with an approximate capacity of 30,000 bushels, a leg with an approximate capacity of 7,000 bushels per hour, a dump pit located in a driveway building with a concrete floor, two overhead hopper bins above the dump pit and driveway building with the approximate capacity of 2,200 bushels each, a control and power room, conveyor with a truck load out area

Transportation and Market Access
  • Adjacent to US Hwy. 40, Missouri Hwy. 5 and Hwy. 87 and I-70

  • Within one mile of the Missouri Pacific Railroad

  • Only Missouri River public shipping access between Kansas City and St. Louis

Industrial Development
  • 18 Acre site is currently owned by the port authority with close proximity to existing dock for future dock or laydown/storage area

  • Available utilities include three-phase and single-phase electric, as well as water and gas

 

CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, please call 660-882-5858 or fill out the following form

Head Office

609 Main Street
Boonville, MO 65233

 

hccportauthority@gmail.com

Phone: 660.882.5858

Port Authority Board of Commissioners

Kendall Kircher, Chairman

Bill Bryan, Vicechairman

John Sponaugle, Secretary/Treasurer

Bill Burnett

Jason Linneman

Curtis Sanders

Lowell Smith

Danny Wassmann

Mike Watring

Bob Young