Woodland Port Commission to Host Public Workshop – News Release

News Release
August 15, 2013
Contact: Nelson Holmberg, Executive Director

Woodland Port Commission to Host Public Workshop

WOODLAND, Wash. – Port of Woodland Commissioners have called a workshop meeting to hear a presentation from Columbia River Carbonates in regards to the company’s proposed barge terminal near the port’s Martin’s Bar property on the Columbia River.

The workshop, to be held Wednesday, Aug. 21 in the commons at Woodland High School (757 Park Ave.) will begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend, in order to gain a stronger understanding about this proposed project.

Columbia River Carbonates General Manager Bernie Schockelt will deliver the presentation, and will take time to answer questions following the presentation.

The Port of Woodland owns more than 300 acres of property for light industrial and recreational opportunities in south Cowlitz County along the Columbia and Lewis rivers. The port’s location provides easy access to Interstate 5, rail transportation on the BNSF Railway north-south mainline, and is close to deep draft marine terminals at three major shipping ports. The Port of Woodland is also less than 30 minutes from Portland International Airport and is included within the Portland-Vancouver USA metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

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