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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

EDA’s Investment in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Industrial Park

An industrial park in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin has created and retained over 1,100 jobs and has spurred $106 million in private investment thanks in part to a $1.87 million EDA infrastructure investment.

June 2017

Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine building

Economic Development Districts, Infrastructure

Critical Infrastructure Improvements Help Open New Medical School, Increase Physician Access in Rural Arkansas

Over the past 50 years, the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District has experienced multiple successes with the assistance of the Economic Development Administration.

June 2017

Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine building

Infrastructure

$2.5 Million EDA Grant Results in $39 Million in Private Investment and 200 New Jobs in Indiana

Due to the severe downturn of the automotive manufacturing sector in 2009, economic development leaders in north central Indiana were looking for ways to help diversify their economy.

May 2017

Hangar 200 during expansion and renovation

Infrastructure

Lewiston Regional Airport Industrial Park Brings Businesses and Jobs to Rural Idaho

To help diversify its economy and increase job opportunities, Lewiston, Idaho, developed a plan to make its regional airport more attractive to business.

April 2017

Plane flying out of Lewiston Regional Airport

Infrastructure

Port of Bristol Bay Cargo Dock Upgrade Supports U.S. Salmon Exports, Jobs in Alaska

To keep up with the growing demand for Alaskan salmon domestically and abroad, local leaders at the Bristol Bay Borough in Naknek, Alaska knew significant improvements needed to be made to the Bristol Bay Borough Cargo Dock.

April 2017

The Port of Bristol Bay in Naknek, Alaska

Infrastructure, Manufacturing

Re-Patriating Manufacturing Jobs through a New Industrial Park – Ogden, Utah

In 2015, EDA awarded $2.2 million to support the construction of a new waterline to service the Ogden Business Exchange, a business and light industrial park currently being developed and marketed in Ogden, Utah.

February 2017

New Industrial Park in Ogden, Utah

Infrastructure, Manufacturing

World’s Tenth Largest Tire Company Relocates to South Carolina – Chester County, South Carolina

In June of 2014, Giti Tire, a Singapore headquartered tire company, announced that Chester County would be home to its first greenfield North American manufacturing facility.

February 2017

February 12, 2015 was Groundbreaking Day for new Giti Tire North American manufacturing facility.

Disaster, Infrastructure, Manufacturing

FIT’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Design – Palm Bay, Florida

To help make their economy more economically resilient, the Florida Institute of Technology developed the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID) in Palm Bay.

February 2017

FIT’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Design(CAMID) in Palm Bay, FL

Disaster, Infrastructure

Raise The Road

Albert Einstein once said that “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” The same wisdom can be applied when it comes to repairing flood damage to a road that has been built in the path of a flood plain.

September 2015

Images of the flooding and damage caused by floods on Highway 169 in Minnesota

Infrastructure

EDA Joins with State, Local, and Private Groups to Expand Food Industry Cluster in New York State

For nearly a decade, officials in western New York’s Genesee County have been nurturing a food processing cluster, with a special focus on dairy products, at the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park (GVAP) in Batavia, New York.

June 2013

Aerial view of the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in Batavia, New York.