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Kinder meets with SEMO Port Authority

Former Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder met with the SEMO Port Authority at he monthly board of commissioners meeting. (Source: DRA) Former Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder met with the SEMO Port Authority at he monthly board of commissioners meeting. (Source: DRA)
SCOTT CITY, MO (KFVS) -

Former Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder met with the SEMO Port Authority at he monthly board of commissioners meeting in March. 

Kinder discussed plans on Harbor Track No. 2 grading and construction.

Harbor Lead Track No. 2 will provide a second track into the Port's harbor industrial area, according to the Delta Regional Authority.  It is designed to eliminate a steep grade and, in the future, will allow better handling of 100-car unit trains into the Port. 

They are planning to build a multi-track "loop" west of the harbor. 

Kinder is the  Alternate Federal Co-Chair of the Delta Regional Authority. The DRA serves portions of eight states:  Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee

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