CATOOSA, Okla. (KTUL) — It's a milestone day for the Port of Catoosa.
On Tuesday, the Port will be celebrating the arrival of its 50,000th barge. Various representatives will come out to discuss the economic impact of the waterway and the positive effects it has had on industries in Tulsa.
The waterway opened in 1971 and has had an economic impact of around $300 million.
The barge coming in Tuesday will be full of steel.