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Utah Inland Port Authority Unveils Castle Country Project Area to Propel Economic Growth in Carbon and Emery Counties

May 22, 2024
UIPA announced the proposal of the Castle Country Project Area, aimed at transforming Carbon and Emery Counties into a major economic hub. The project, presented for initial review at the UIPA board meeting on May 20, 2024, will undergo a final review for adoption on June 24, 2024. Jenna Draper, Associate Vice President of Regional Project Area Development for Central

Understanding Tax Differentials: UIPA’s Role in Funding Public Infrastructure

May 21, 2024
Tax differential plays a critical role in economic development, yet it is often misunderstood.

Weber County Residents Play Key Role in Shaping Future of West Weber Inland Port Project Area

May 17, 2024
The feedback is seen as invaluable in guiding the approach to making the potential West Weber Inland Port Project Area a model of sustainable development and community partnership.

Exciting News for Utah: #1 in the Nation!

May 07, 2024
It’s official! U.S. News and World Report has honored Utah with the title of #1 Best State in America. This ranking highlights our state’s dynamic economy, strong financial management, and exceptional quality of life that all Utahns enjoy.

UIPA Approves Key Agreement, Awaits Salt Lake City Council’s Nod for Collaborative Development Initiatives

April 29, 2024
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) has approved the amended Interlocal Cooperation Agreement, signaling a pivotal step forward in the ongoing collaboration between UIPA and Salt Lake City Corporation. This amended agreement outlines several key provisions that Salt Lake City will potentially adopt in the coming weeks when their city council convenes.

UIPA’s Open Houses Forge Path for Enhanced Logistics in Utah

April 22, 2024
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA), working with consulting firms CPCS and WSP, recently concluded a series of open houses in Cedar City and Salt Lake City on April 17 and 18. 

Elevate Unveils State-of-the-Art Sustainable Facility in Utah Inland Port Project Area

April 19, 2024
In a significant advancement for sustainable manufacturing, Elevate–a premier line of commercial roofing and lining systems and a part of the Holcim family– has launched a new 650,000 square-foot facility located within the strategic Utah Inland Port’s Northwest Quadrant Project Area. 

Utah Inland Port Authority Welcomes New Associate Vice President

April 15, 2024
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) welcomes Jenna Draper as its new associate vice president of regional project area development for Central Utah.

CPCS Provides Update on Utah Logistics Strategy to UIPA Board

April 08, 2024
CPCS recently delivered an update on the progress of the Utah statewide logistics strategy during a UIPA Board meeting, underscoring the collaborative efforts aimed at enhancing the state’s logistics infrastructure.

STB Approves Savage Tooele Railyard

April 03, 2024
Exciting news for the Savage Tooele Railyard (STR) as they receive Surface Transportation Board (STB) approval. The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has granted Savage Tooele Railroad Company (STR) the authority to build and operate approximately 11 miles of rail line in Tooele County, Utah, including the rehabilitation of existing track. The STR rail line will connect to Union Pacific Railroad

Utah Inland Port Authority Assesses Minimal Impact on Utah Following Baltimore Bridge Collapse

March 29, 2024
In the aftermath of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 16, caused by a container ship collision, the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) has evaluated the potential effects on Utah’s logistics and supply chain, projecting minimal impact for the state.

UIPA Sets New Standards for Wetland Protection in Proposed West Weber Project Area

March 26, 2024
In its ongoing efforts to prioritize environmental stewardship, the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) is strengthening collaborations with community leaders and stakeholders for the proposed West Weber Project Area, focusing sharply on wetland conservation.