Municipal River Terminal (MRT)

The St. Louis Municipal Docks are owned by the Port Authority of the City of St. Louis.

Municipal River Terminal

#2-10 Warren Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

  • Owned by the City of St. Louis
  • Only public, general purpose dock in the region on west side of the Mississippi
  • 40 acre facility with: 2,000 LF dock, 90K SF warehouse, two fleeting areas for up to 67 barges, existing rail now being expanded to allow unit trains
  • Rail spur into yard for access to Terminal Railroad Association, a regional switching line, and all the Class One railroads
  • Adjacent to Interstate 70 and new Mississippi River Bridge
  • Throughput: aluminum process residue, bauxite, B. F. fines, bottom ash, brass, brick bat, b-scrap, calcined clay, calcined clay fines, calcined pet coke, cal. aluminum, cal. chloride, caustics, CBI chips, cement, cement clinkers, clay, coal, coils, coke breeze, containers, corn, crushed glass, c-scrap, ferromanganese, fertilizer (DAP, urea), fish meal, foundry coke, frag, glass cullet, grain, graphite, HBI, HBI chips, hot clay, iron ore pellet fines, lava rock, limestone, magnesium, magnesium oxide, magnesium oxide feed, magnesite, magnetite, mill scale, milo, mulch, pet coke, phosphates, pig iron, salt, sand, scrap metals, shredded scrap, sil. carb, sil. manganese, skimmer iron, slag, steel pit, sugar, tin can bundle, urea, waste (dirt), wheat, wood, wood chips, 3x30 iron, and project cargo
  • Adjacent to 157K SF warehouse with crane-served high-bay space

Municipal River Terminal Aerials Views

South Dock Reconstruction project, completed 2013.

Municipal River Terminal, Before & After
The Municipal River Terminal aerials show MRT, located immediately north of the new I-70 Mississippi River Bridge, and the recently completed 2000' dock.


The Port Authority recently leased operations of the Municipal River Terminal to SCF Lewis and Clark Terminals LLC.  A division of SEACOR Holdings Inc., SCF has offices in Laclede's Landing north of downtown St. Louis and in Granite City, IL.  For information about moving goods via the Municipal River Terminal, contact Paul Wellhausen, 618/973-1012.

  • Operator's lease runs from 2015-2040.
  • SCF has 8 harbor tugs and over a thousand barges in the St. Louis harbor.
  • SCF has strong relationships with Class One and shortline railroads and major trucking companies.
  • For information about SCF, go to



As a landlord port, the Port Authority does not move goods.  If members of the US military have vehicles to be shipped from overseas, please contact

For individuals or others who may wish to receive containerized freight, containers generally arrive in St. Louis via truck or train.  Contact Brad Reinhardt, 618.310.3162, for further info.

The Port Authority is a member of the following:

  • Inland Rivers Ports & Terminals, a national trade organization, Aimee Andres, Executive Director,
  • Missouri Port Authorities Assn, a state-wide organization of ports,
  • Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative, an advocacy group comprising mayors from the 10 states along the river, Colin Wellenkamp, Executive Director,
  • St. Louis Regional Freightway, a regional shipping organization, Mary Lamie, Executive VP of Multi Modal Enterprises,

Port Authority Staff

Susan Taylor, Director, 314.657.3740,

Roland Comfort, Port Project Manager, 314.657.3744,

The Port Authority is an affiliate of the St. Louis Development Corp, the city's development agency.  It is not the same as the St. Louis County Port Authority, a separate political subdivision of the state.  SLDC's and the county Port Authority websites are:



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