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New infrastructure agenda unveiled

New infrastructure agenda unveiled
June 22, 2017 Yodit Teklu
Americas Central Port

This story was originally published in AgriNews on June 16, 2017.


By Karen Binder| agrinews-pubs.com


“ST. LOUIS — If President Donald Trump’s proposed $200 billion infrastructure plan trickles down to Illinois and Missouri, leaders behind the rail, truck and barge industries are mobilized and ready to leverage those resources for the St. Louis region.

Surrounded by agriculture and other industry supporters in Cincinnati, Trump on June 7 announced plans that include improvements for the waterways, highways and railways, as well as for airways. His idea is to devote the $200 billion to help spur private investments into the projects and create improvements worth an estimated $1 trillion…”

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