Granite City, IL, Port Gets Federal Grant
$713,000 grant to help move grain
By the summer, America’s Central Port is hoping to be loading 20-foot containers on river barges with grain and soy beans so it could be shipped internationally.
To help make that a reality, America’s Central Port in Granite City has been awarded a $713,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help move grain via barges on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers.
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