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The City of Newport has installed this sign at the end of Sixth Street, warning residents that they use the Mississippi River access at their own risk.

Proposed pier location has issues, Corps says

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A Mississippi River fishing pier at the end of Newport's Sixth Street being pushed for by the city's mayor would likely meet resistance from the river shipping industry because of its location directly next to the navigation channel, said a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers navigation specialist last week.

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