The $3 billion plan would increase the amount of cargo moved through the port and create a new rail connection between the St. Louis region and the Georgia sea port to help improve the movement of goods to the Midwest.
Record Year for Intermodal Containers at Nation's Largest Ports
Intermodal cargo is booming at the nation’s ports. The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach both reported record levels of cargo. Georgia's Port of Savannah hit its highest annual volume ever, and the Port of New York and New Jersey also shattered its previous annual cargo volume record, set in 2015.