Ports get $62.2M to improve infrastructure

Dec 19, 2011 | 07:18 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  infrastructure funding, U.S. ports, Kurt Nagle, american association of port authorities, Ray LaHood, Catherine Ngai

NEW YORK — Four U.S. ports will be awarded $62.2 million to improve infrastructure after Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood last week announced a series of new grants as part of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (Tiger) program.

"DOT Secretary LaHood has indicated on numerous occasions the value and importance of seaport-related infrastructure to America’s overall transportation system and our nation’s competitiveness in global trade," Kurt Nagle, president and chief executive officer of the American Association of Port Authorities, said in a statement.....





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