American Journal of Transportation

Congressman French Hill (AR-2) joined Mayor Mark Stodola to celebrate the official announcement of the a $6.185M TIGER grant awarded by the US Department of Transportation to the Little Rock Port Authority. The funds will be used to support the Little Rock Port Authority Growth Initiative to construct improvements to the existing slackwater harbor area, including a new dock with direct dock-to-rail capability; and add new rail storage.

“We are celebrating today because getting a TIGER grant is a big deal,” said Congressman French Hill. “Our leadership around the world in a trade regime that works for American exports and American workers is what has driven the global wealth expansion of the last three centuries.”

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