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PortMiami to receive $8 million federal grant for infrastructure improvements

Project will pay for rebuilding of aging bays, create new capacity for berthing

This May 19, 2015, photo shows stacked cargo containers and cranes at PortMiami.
This May 19, 2015, photo shows stacked cargo containers and cranes at PortMiami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI – Millions of dollars to improve PortMiami is on its way from Washington.

The port is getting an $8 million federal grant to rebuild aging bulkheads at the Seaboard Marine terminal.

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao made the announcement Thursday in Washington as part of a plan to rebuild the nation's infrastructure.  

The PortMiami project will rebuild aging bays and create new capacity for loading and unloading cargo containers.
 


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