Panama Canal Expansion To Increase Traffic In Texas

Officials at the Port of Houston say they're already seeing an increase in large-vessel traffic. Photo courtesy flickr.com/photos/oneeighteen
A massive expansion of the Panama Canal will double the capacity of the import-export route by 2014. For Texas, it will likely mean a significant increase in freight traffic.

From member station KUT in Austin, Andy Uhler reports on the measures being taken to accommodate the extra boats, trucks and trains set to travel through the state. Read the full story at KUT.