U.S. Maritime Administration

Aerial view of Pier B, courtesy of Port of Long Beach.

Feds OK Port of Long Beach Pier B Proposal

The U.S. Maritime Administration has issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) approving the Port of Long Beach’s planned $1.547 billion Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility project.

America’s Green Gateway Phase 1: Pier B Early Rail Enhancements Project at the Port of Long Beach, Calif., was awarded $52.3 million for a new locomotive facility and extension of the east and west rail yards.

USDOT Awards $241MM for Port Improvement Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will distribute more than $241 million in grants to 25 port facility improvement projects under the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP); six are rail-related and will receive a total of $86.22 million.