McMorris Rodgers, Transportation Secretary Foxx Discuss Eastern Washington Transportation Priorities

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement today after meeting with United States Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to discuss Eastern Washington’s transportation projects.

“Transportation and infrastructure investment in Eastern Washington serves as the heartbeat of our community’s economic growth, and I was glad to speak with Secretary Foxx this afternoon to discuss the importance of these projects. Projects like ‘Connecting the Inland Pacific Hub Multimodal Centers to the Global Marketplace’ and North Spokane Corridor, which will better link our region to the rest of the world and expand economic opportunities. Secretary Foxx and I will continue to work together to advance Eastern Washington’s important transportation priorities.”

The “Connecting the Inland Pacific Hub Multimodal Centers to the Global Marketplace” project seeks to rehabilitate portions of the Central Washington Branch of the state-owned Palouse River & Coulee City Rail System.

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