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Freightway district makes inroads on Merchants Bridge

Freightway district makes inroads on Merchants Bridge
February 9, 2017 Zachary Otte

This story was originally published in St. Louis Business Journal on February 2, 2017.

By Steph Kukuljan|

“After the U.S. Senate confirmation this week of Elaine Chao as transportation secretary, the St. Louis Regional Freightway is closer to completing the replacement of the 127-year-old Merchants Bridge — a key step in transforming the St. Louis region into a premier freight hub, officials said.

Chao can now greenlight the distribution of U.S. Department of Transportation grants from the FASTLANE (Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies) program that the Freightway is hoping to secure for the Merchants Bridge…”

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