Delaware’s Congressional Delegation and Governor Jack Markell have announced a $10-mllion grant to the Diamond State Port Corporation from the US Transportation Department. The funds will be used to rehabilitate a wharf that dates back to 1923 that needs repair and serves 2 critical general cargo berths at the Port. The Port’s grant application was chosen from over 700 through a competitive merit-based evaluation process. The Diamond State Port Corporation, which owns and operates the Port will cover the remaining $3.4-million for the wharf rehab.
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