The Pemiscot County Port Authority is located on State Highway D in Pemiscot County, between Hayti and Caruthersville, MO (see map). Pemiscot County Port harbor is located at mile 849 on the Lower Mississippi River between St. Louis, MO and Memphis, TN.
Pemiscot Port Railroad is a line of railroad with Trackage Rights granted to BNSF Railway. The rail spur is located at station 98213 (Hayti, MO) and is approximately 5 miles in length. The spur has four sections of storage track totaling 6,430 feet.
The Pemiscot County Port Authority offers access to three modes of transportation: river, rail and highway. Interstate 55 is approximately 2 miles west of the port location (Exit 19, Missouri), providing the first north-south artery to intersect each of the east-west Interstate highways west of the Mississippi River. Interstate 155 is approximately 3 miles south of the port location (Exit 5, Missouri). Completion of the Interstate 155 Bridge between Caruthersville, MO and Dyersburg, TN, in 1976, established Pemiscot County as a complete intermodal transportation interchange, providing direct linkage to all parts of the country.
A public dock, fleeting service and building sites are available at the year-round, ice-free, slack-water harbor. Four companies currently operate terminals at the port site. Two International airports are located with an easy interstate drive to St. Louis or Memphis.