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Mayor Pushes East Coast Marine Highway

 

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The Port of New Bedford and other East Coast ports have collaborated on a study that makes a case for transporting more freight over the water, rather than by truck on Interstate 95. 

The study focuses on specific costs, schedules and other requirements that would make a marine highway service viable. 

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the study provides New Bedford with a roadmap for making improvements to the waterfront, so the port can maximize its potential……

  

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Along with government help, the Mayor says the Port of Mew Bedford will continue to engage private industry to help create a viable Marine Highway operation.

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