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NY/NJ PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE TENYEAR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Following the completion of a major deepening project at the Port of New York & New Jersey, the port authority approved its largest ever $32.2 billion ten-year capital improvement plan to rebuild the region’s other aging infrastructure, leveraging private sector dollars, including the largest transportation public-private partnership in the U.S.

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NY/NJ PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE TENYEAR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Following the completion of a major deepening project at the Port of New York & New Jersey, the port authority approved its largest ever $32.2 billion ten-year capital improvement plan to rebuild the region’s other aging infrastructure, leveraging private sector dollars, including the largest transportation public-private partnership in the U.S.

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT AND NEW HAVEN PORT AUTHORITY CONTINUE STUDY PROCESS FOR DEEPENING PROJECT

The Corps of Engineers New England District and the New Haven Port Authority held an open comment period through February 23 for the New Haven Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The two held a public meeting on January 24 in New Haven, Connecticut.

ALABAMA STATE PORT AUTHORITY SIGNS MOU WITH CUBA

In February, the Alabama State Port Authority and the National Port Administration of Cuba signed a five-year cooperative agreement. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Port of Mobile and the Cuban ports marks the first ports agreement signed on U.S. soil since 1959.

GREAT LAKES BEGINS MAINTENANCE WORK AT BALTIMORE HARBOR

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock began a maintenance dredging project at Baltimore Harbor channels. Under contract with the Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, the contractor will remove 1 million cubic yards. The $14.1 million contract was awarded last fall. Great Lakes began dredging in February.