Utah Inland Port Authority President Jack Hedge, who was appointed as the agency’s first executive director in 2019, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from his role and retiring.
The Utah Inland Port Authority, short-line operator TNW Corp. and the Surface Transportation Board have announced appointments and promotions.
Ben Hart will begin working to fulfill the Port Authority’s mission of providing smart, sustainable, and equitable supply chain solutions on September 12, 2022.
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) Board of Directors announced Ben Hart as the organization’s new executive director Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) is moving forward with plans to create a multimodal logistics facility in Southern Utah thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
RAISE program federal funding for all projects totals more than $2B.
$445,000 grant will fund research and planning of facility and infrastructure in Cedar City, Utah.
The Utah Supreme Court ruled Wednesday against two of Salt Lake City’s challenges to the Utah Inland Port Authority Act, but litigation appears likely to continue.
Utah’s inland port covers about 16,000 acres and facilitates moving goods using multiple modes of transportation. According to the inland port authority’s website, it also creates economic opportunity for the state of Utah.
Utah Inland Port Authority’s zoning structure does not violate Utah’s laws, the Utah Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday, affirming a decision from a 3rd District Court judge in 2020.