Elaine Chao's measured responses signal shippers and transport providers shouldn’t expect massive infrastructure upgrades soon.
US Infrastructure News
WCI Recognizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers For Safeguarding American Public, Urges Continued, Safe Operation of Locks and Dams
11 Jan 2017
Shippers hoping to tap the small but growing Alaska market may eventually gain new access via an Arctic deep-draft port.
25 Dec 2016
When it comes to big-budget infrastructure spending proposals, US shippers and transportation providers be warned: you’ve been down this road before.
19 Dec 2016
A new near-dock rail facility at the Port of New York and New Jersey could shave half a day or a day off the time it takes to get a box onto a rail car, officials predicted Monday.
19 Dec 2016
Shippers, truckers, and logistics providers say the industry in the next four years must demand in a unified voice more investment in aging US freight infrastructure.
15 Dec 2016
The only one of the four main terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey that does not have an on- or near-dock rail link will soon get one.
12 Dec 2016
Here’s what shippers, marine terminals, port authorities, and container lines need to know about the 728-page Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation bill, which covers water infrastructure from irrigation to drinking water projects.
05 Dec 2016
House and Senate negotiators Monday released a compromise water infrastructure bill — with some long-anticipated federal dollars for harbor deepening projects at Port Everglades and Charleston — and plan to send it to President Obama’s desk before the end of the week.
02 Dec 2016
South Carolina state officials say a dispute with the two major Eastern railroads won’t threaten the 2019 opening of an intermodal terminal at the Port of Charleston, but the railroads say that hinges on a design change.
29 Nov 2016
President-elect Trump’s nomination for Department of Transportation chief, Elaine Chao, has a track record of rolling back regulation and a pro-business bent.
10 Nov 2016
Democrats and Republican alike are encouraged that a Trump Administration could inject freight infrastructure with a much-needed funding boost.
24 Oct 2016
After years being bandied about, a planned $3 billion container terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border took a major step forward last week when the US Army Corps of Engineers formally began its review of the project.
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