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Title: (SR300)Talking Freight - Completed TIGER Program Freight Projects: Reports from the Project Sponsors
Event Type: Meeting
Date/Time: 4/17/2013 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
Approval Status: Confirmed
The TIGER Discretionary Grant Program has provided over $3 billion in funding over 100 different projects since it was first introduced as part of the Recovery Act in 2009. Many of the projects selected to receive funding in the program have been freight-focused projects. Some of the TIGER grants have focused on smaller-scale facilities or more localized improvements, while others have helped larger-scale projects that are important components of the national supply chain. Many of the projects from the early iterations of the TIGER programs are nearing completion, allowing everyone to see the benefits the TIGER funds provided to the freight projects. This webinar will allow the project sponsors for three different freight-oriented TIGER projects that are nearly complete to discuss the freight benefits provided by their projects and their experiences with receiving TIGER funds and working within the TIGER grant program. CSX National Gateway TIGER I project: This presentation will provide an overview of the CSX national Gateway TIGER I project, a freight rail improvement project on a major rail corridor connecting the Mid-Atlantic with the Midwest. Port of Vancouver, WA TIGER II project: This presentation will provide an overview of the Port of Vancouver's West Vancouver Freight Access project, which includes both TIGER-funded components and non-TIGER funded components. Quonset Development Corporation (Port of Davisville, RI) TIGER I project: This presentation will provide an overview of the improvements implemented by the Quonset Development Corporation at and near the Port of Davisville, RI, one of the transportation assets managed by the Corporation.
Name: Jennifer Symoun
Organization: Operations, Freight Management & Operations
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Phone Number: 7036766849
E-mail Address: SYMOUNJ@SAIC.COM
Connections: 300

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