Port of Long Beach getting $52.3 million in federal funding for Pier B on-dock rail facility development

Port of Long Beach getting $52.3 million in federal funding for Pier B on-dock rail facility development

December 23,2021 — DailyNews.com

A centerpiece on-dock rail facility at the Port of Long Beach will receive $52.3 million in infrastructure grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Pier B on-dock rail facility is designed to speed up cargo movements and reduce pollution. The announcement came on Thursday, Dec. 23, from U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. No Port of Los Angeles projects were included but additional rounds of funding will be announced later. “This is great news to hear at the end of what will be our busiest year,” said Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero.

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