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The Latest News from Port KC

Full Navigation Season Expected in 2015

  The USACE has indicated that a full navigation season is expected for 2015. The six upriver reservoirs have ample water storage at the present time. Although there is less snowpack in the northern plains than last year, mountain snow is greater. The NOAA expects normal precipitation over the next few months. There is an adequate supply of storage … Continued

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Barges Offer New Transportation Option in Kansas City

Barges are once again docked at the Port of Kansas City – Woodswether Terminal. This is the first barge traffic since Port KC took over the terminal in 2012. “Riverborne Commerce will provide another transportation alternative that allows Kansas City to be competitive regionally, nationally and internationally. The reopening of the port helps fulfill Port … Continued

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We are Now Port KC

We are excited to announce that we have changed our name from the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to Port KC effective May 1, 2015. Please be advised that there is no change in management. Port KC is changing in name only; the legal structure, contracts, agreements and other obligations will remain unchanged. Port … Continued

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The Port Authority of Kansas City Chooses Flaherty & Collins as the First Developer for the Berkley Riverfront

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Port Authority of Kansas City is entering into an agreement with Flaherty & Collins to create a mixed-use urban village on the Kansas City riverfront. This development will be the first phase of the Berkley Riverfront Development bringing 398 luxury apartment units, 400 parking stalls, and 12,000 square feet of … Continued

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