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Beaumont secures BUILD grant

The port of Beaumont in Texas has received a USD18 million infrastructure investment through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant programme.

The investment will fund the port’s corridor expansion and improvement project, which includes: the reconstruction of the condemned wharves 2, 3 and 4 and the Main Street Terminal 1; the addition of approximately 16,000 ft (4,876.8 m) of new rail track and upgrades to 4,275 ft (1,303 m) of existing rail track; and the replacement of a grain dock.

Through the reconstruction of the wharves, which were decommissioned in 2012, the port said it would be able to once again able to service to handle military, breakbulk and project cargoes.

www.portofbeaumont.com

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