DOT completes Port of Providence TIGER Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Senator Jack Reed, along with state and local officials, christened a new crane barge on June 6, marking the completion of a nearly $20 million project that substantially enhances cargo handling capabilities at the Port of Providence. Funded, in part, by a $10.5 million Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in 2010, the ... [+]

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