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    FreightWeekSTL: New Study Reveals Illinois Route 3 Near St. Louis Is Positioned as a Nationally Significant Heavy Industrial Corridor

    A 60-mile stretch of Illinois (IL) Route 3 generates $16 billion in annual business revenue and supports 221,881 direct and indirect jobs, according to a new economic impact study commissioned…

  • Cover page for the St. Louis Regional Freightway Industrial Real Estate Market Report

    FreightWeekSTL: Modern Bulk Distribution Buildings Under Construction in the St. Louis Region Hit Historic High, Approaching 8 Million Square Feet

    The St. Louis region’s industrial real estate market continues to rise to meet the demand for modern bulk and manufacturing spaces with record levels of construction. The annual report released…

  • Image of Interstate 70 traffic coming into downtown Kansas City

    FreightWeekSTL: New Partnership Between Kansas City and the St. Louis Region Supports Interstate 70 Corridor Improvements

    The long range vision of a reconstructed, higher capacity Interstate 70 (I-70) between Kansas City and the St. Louis area is coming into sharper focus thanks to a new partnership…

  • Screenshot of the front page of the priority projects list - shows a map of the country with how quickly it takes to transport goods to different regions and cities

    FreightWeekSTL: St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2023 Priority Projects List Totals $3.8 Billion

    The St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2023 Priority Projects List includes 25 projects representing a total investment of more than $3.8 billion, up from $2.75 billion last year. More than $2…

  • Aerial photo of America's Central Port

    FreightWeekSTL: Major Infrastructure Investments Strengthen Midwest Ports, Boost Capacity and Increase Profitability for the Barge Industry

    More than a half a billion dollars in recent, current or expected improvements at three Midwestern ports will strengthen these facilities and reinforce their important roles in the global freight…