Braley Announces Nearly $6.8 Million for Quad Cities Print
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Written by Caitlin Legacki   
Tuesday, 07 September 2010 08:17

Transloading facility will make QC more marketable to clean energy investments

Washington, DC – Congressman Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) announced today nearly $6.8 million for a new transloading facility in Davenport.  The award was granted to the City of Davenport and the Greater Davenport Redevelopment Corporation by the Economic Development Administration.

“As we continue to rebuild our economy, these infrastructure projects are key to creating jobs and stimulating private investment,” Braley said. “This transloading facility will allow the Quad Cities to provide enhanced utilities and reliable rail access, allowing Eastern Iowa to attract new clean energy investments that bring high-skill, high-wage jobs to the our communities.”

This EDA investment funds construction of a new transload facility, including all road, rail, water and sewer infrastructure, at the 114-acre, Interstate 80 airport industrial park.

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