Ports Awarded Nearly $95 Million In TIGER II Infrastructure Grants
- $22,767,000 to the Port of Miami to help establish intermodal container rail service at the port by building an intermodal yard, intermodal container rail transfer facility, and making necessary rail and bridge improvements.
- $16,000,000 to the Port of Los Angeles to construct an intermodal railyard, which includes staging and storage tracks connecting on-dock railyards with the Alameda Corridor, as part of the port's West Basin Railyard project.
- $13,573,133 to the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay to rehabilitate the track structure of the 133-mile Coos Bay Rail Link, which closed in 2007 as a result of deferred maintenance.
- $13,000,000 to the Port at Cates Landing (Tenn.) to build a port and harbor facility on the Mississippi River to create a connection between barge traffic at the port and truck freight movement.
- $10,500,000 to the Port of Providence (R.I.) to help replace old, dilapidated diesel cranes with new electric, barge-based cranes and to help fund installation of wind turbines and solar panels for electric generation.
- $10,000,000 to the Port of Vancouver USA (Wash.) to help finish construction of a new rail access route to alleviate rail traffic congestion at the port. $9,000,000 to Port Manatee (Fla.) to help construct a 32-acre container terminal and expand the port's cargo storage capacity for its Marine Highway (short sea shipping) operation and for other tenants.