In this photo taken Dec. 14, 2010, sections of the new navigation lock gate, lower left, and the crane that will lift them, are seen at Lower Monumental Dam near Kahlotus, Wash. Long-needed repairs at... more 
In this photo taken Dec. 14, 2010, sections of the new navigation lock gate, lower left, and the crane that will lift them, are seen at Lower Monumental Dam near Kahlotus, Wash. Long-needed repairs at the dam will bring cargo shipping to a standstill. It is the longest shutdown in the history of the Columbia and Snake river system, as lock gates on three different dams are replaced between Dec. 10 and March 13, 2011. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Nicholas K. Geranios
Sat, Dec 18, 2010 2:04 PM EST