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The Latest News from Port KC

Trail Closure at ASB Underpass

We have closed the Riverfront Heritage Trail at the ASB Underpass in Berkley Riverfront Park due to water on the trail. We anticipate it will be closed through the weekend. The rest of Berkley Riverfront and this weekend’s KC PrideFest are not affected.

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KC Streetcar to the Riverfront Public Meeting

On January 24, 2019, the public was invited to review and provide comment on the proposed route to extend the existing KC Streetcar to Berkley Riverfront.  Other options for review included station stop locations and a new proposed bicycle and pedestrian connection bridge. The project management team for KC Streetcar to the Riverfront was on-site to … Continued

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Port KC—40 Years Of Change, Determination And Growth

By Heather Ervin of Waterways Journal The Kansas City, Mo., we know today is a diverse and populated metropolitan area on the Missouri River, the nation’s longest river that extends from the Rocky Mountains of western Montana and down 2,341 miles to the mouth of the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Mo. Incorporated by Frenchmen … Continued

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Port KC Announces New President & CEO

Development Professional Jon Stephens to Lead Organization KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Board of Commissioners of Port KC announced today that it has selected long-time economic development and civic executive Jon Stephens as President & CEO. With more than two decades of leadership experience spanning development, tourism and civic affairs Stephens comes to this new role from … Continued

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Port KC selects Nossaman LLP for P3 counsel

Missouri River Terminal to be developed through Public-Private Partnership  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2018) – On August 27, 2018, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, (Port KC) Board of Commissioners approved the selection of Nossaman LLP and John Smolen, lead partner on the project, to advise Port KC staff in the formation of … Continued

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Port KC purchases former AK Steel site for future development

KANSAS CITY, Missouri –The Port KC Board of Commissioners recently approved the purchase of 415-acres from AK Steel Corporation. The 415-acre site is located along the Missouri River east of I-435 in Jackson and Clay Counties. AK Steel Corporation previously used the site as a landfill for its steel manufacturing and finished product transportation and … Continued

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KC CORE: Connecting Our Riverfront for Everyone

The Kansas City: Connecting Our Riverfront for Everyone (KC CORE) project will extend the mobility and economic development benefits of the Kansas City Streetcar to a long dormant area near downtown – catalyzing economic development and job creation. But the project is much more than a streetcar extension. KC•CORE includes an extension of multi-modal amenities … Continued

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