Port Priority Program

Mission Statement
To assist in enhancing the quality of life and fostering economic growth by providing funds and guidance to insure adequate ports and harbors by utilizing engineering, economic and other concepts (benefit-cost analysis, return on investment comparison, value engineering, and brainstorming) to select and guide development of port projects with highest return on investment (ROI).

Purpose / Goals
The purpose of the Port Construction and Development Priority Program is to insure that adequate land side facilities are available to meet a definite market need by providing guidance and public funds to build land side infrastructure; thereby, providing jobs, and competitive transportation cost to move cargo, minimizing highway congestion, improving safety and reducing maintenance cost on our highways.

225-379-3065Port Priority Program Director