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Babin Recognizes the Port of Beaumont for Receiving BUILD Grant

Washington, November 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement recognizing the Port of Beaumont for being awarded a 2019 BUILD Grant.

“I am pleased that U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao awarded a BUILD Grant to the Port of Beaumont for $18 million,” said Babin. “It was a pleasure to work with both Port and DOT officials to secure this extremely competitive and highly sought-after grant. These funds will be instrumental in helping the Port strategically enhance our nation’s freight mobility capabilities.

“The Port of Beaumont continues to play a critical role in not only our state’s economy, but the U.S. and global economies as well. It’s a privilege to represent this vital Port, and I will continue working in the U.S. Congress to ensure it always has the funding and resources necessary in order to succeed.”

For more information about BUILD grants and the 2019 awarded projects, please click here.