February 2014

Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to America’s Central Port

Video and story from Fox 2 St. Louis

America’s Central Port was proud to host Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Governor Quinn, and U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-Belleville) on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). America’s Central Port has received $14.5 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER I) grant funding to invest in its new South Harbor project. The Harbor is currently under construction and is set for completion in Fall of 2014.

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Vice President Biden to Visit America’s Central Port on Wed., Feb. 19th

America's Central Port - South Harbor

America’s Central Port’s new South Harbor is being funded, in part, by a $14.5 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) I Grant

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February 14, 2014

Vice President Biden to Travel to Granite City, Illinois

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, February 19th, Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Granite City, Illinois, to visit America’s Central Port. The Vice President’s visit will mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and highlight the need for continued investment in infrastructure to create jobs and grow our economy.

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will also attend. Additional details about the Vice President’s trip are forthcoming.

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