Port of Los Angeles to Break Ground

Press Release
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Port of Los Angeles to Break Ground on $137 Million Intermodal Rail Yard

 

  • Who: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, Port of Los Angeles officials break ground on $137 million intermodal rail yard project in Wilmington.
  • What: The Berth 200 Rail Yard and Roadway Project will improve a critical link in the nation’s freight network.  The new storage and queuing yard will clear the way for greater on-dock rail capacity and operational efficiencies at nearby Port container terminal facilities.   
  • When: Wednesday, January 16, 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: S. Alameda Street and McFarland Avenue, Wilmington  See directions and map below for parking
  • Why: The project will create about 2,000 direct construction and indirect jobs, and is projected to generate $1 billion in annual state revenues by 2030. 

                    
When completed by summer 2014, the rail yard will eliminate 2,300 daily truck trips from the Long Beach (710) and Harbor (110) freeways. 
 
Directions to Berth 200 West Basin Rail Yard Groundbreaking Event:


(from Downtown Los Angeles via the I-110 Freeway)
 
•    Take I-110 Freeway South
•    Exit C Street
•    Right onto Figueroa Street
•    Left onto Harry Bridges Boulevard
•    Harry Bridges turns into Alameda Street shortly after passing Avalon Boulevard
•    Right onto McFarland Avenue
•    Pass the railroad tracks
•    Parking will be on your left
•    Walk over the railroad tracks to the event
 

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