“It’s very exciting,” said KDOT’s John Maddox. “It presents a number of opportunities for economic development, not only for these two cities, but also regionally and statewide as well.”
KDOT has announced that Garden City and Great Bend have been selected as finalists for development of transload shipping centers.
The two communities
emerged from a group of seven cities, whose representatives made formal
presentations in August before the Transload Facility Site Analysis Selection
Committee, which includes private sector representatives. The seven cities are
among 111 sites that were initially proposed.
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