Biden rolls out multibillion-dollar plan to upgrade aging U.S. ports after passage of infrastructure bill

Posted on AllSides November 9th, 2021
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The Biden administration outlined several initiatives on Tuesday aimed at addressing immediate supply-chain challenges and other disruptions affecting global commerce.

Several senior administration officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to share details of the proposed plans, said the administration will begin work within the next 60 days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on $4 billion worth of construction work at coastal ports, inland waterways as well as other corps eligible facilities.

The plan will identify and prioritize $3.4 billion in upgrades to obsolete inspection...

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