Archive for 2021

  • Barges on the Mississippi River at Downtown St. Louis.

    IRPT’s Andres says US inland ports need more infrastructure investment

    This article originally ran in the American Journal of Transportation on June 17, 2021.  Aimee Andres, executive director, Inland Rivers, Ports and…

  • IDOT June 2021 Newsletter – I-270 Project

    Check out the latest issue of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Chain of Rocks Bridge June 2021 newsletter here. You…

  • A truck on a highway

    USDA touts ‘ag corridors’ in new report presented at Freight Week 2021

    This article originally ran in the High Plains Journal on June 10, 2021.  A study of ag transportation released in December by…

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    Illinois Route 3 Corridor Attracting New Interest and Development Through Continued Infrastructure Investment and Partnerships

    A 60-mile section of Route 3 that runs parallel to the Mississippi River in Illinois on the eastern side of…

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    St. Louis Regional Freightway Q2 2021 Industrial Market Report

    As global and domestic markets recalibrate in the pandemic recovery environment, it has never been clearer just how important freight logistics and a…

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    St. Louis Region Gets an Economic Boost as Redevelopment Projects Bring New Jobs at Former Ford and Chrysler Auto Assembly Plant Sites and General Motors Makes a Landmark Investment in Its Wentzville Plant

    Major redevelopment and investment in former and current auto manufacturing sites in the St. Louis region are part of a…

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    St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2022 Priority Projects List Released

    The St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2022 Priority Projects List features 21 projects representing a total investment of $2.75 billion. The…

  • A truck on a highway

    Developer Green Street plans $18.6M trucking facility in North Riverfront neighborhood

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on May 10, 2021.  Green Street Development said Tuesday it is pursuing…

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    St. Louis Region’s Global Connectivity Enhanced by Dedicated Rail Service to the Port of Virginia

    The Port of Virginia is one of the St. Louis region’s primary gateways to the world. Dedicated rail service provided…

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    Multi-State Agriculture Highway Corridors Support Continued U.S. Market Competitiveness

    MoDOT and St. Louis Regional Freightway’s Collaborative Approach to Freight Project Identification and Prioritization Highlighted in National Report on the…