Conneaut Port

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Conneaut Port is in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Dock 3 is used for outgoing coal and energy products.

Location

The terminal is situated at Conneaut, Ohio on the south shore of Lake Erie.

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Background

Conneaut Port is owned and operated by the Pittsburgh and Conneaut Dock Company (P&C Dock) of Canadian National Railroad. Use of the dock has slowed with the decline of the steel industry.[1]

Port Infrastructure Progam

The city of Conneaut has embarked on a multi-year plan to revitalize the waterfront area, with hopes to increase the port's economic utility.[2] In 2020, the city received a 19.5 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to aid the redevelopment initiative, formally called the Port Infrastructure Program.[3]

Resources

References

  1. "Conneaut Looks to Port, Biomass Projects for Jobs," Business Journal, June 24, 2013.
  2. "City of Conneaut 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update" City of Conneaut, January 22, 2018.
  3. Douglas Clark "U.S. Transportation Department funds aid Ohio port project" Transportation Today, October 14, 2020.

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