Kingman Receives Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Designation for I-40 Tradeport Corridor
18 Oct 2023
In a significant announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the City of Kingman, AZ has assumed a pivotal role as the driving force behind the formation of a groundbreaking Private/Public coalition to advance the development of the I-40 TradePort Corridor. This innovative integrated supply chain system encompasses clean energy, logistics, and industrial hubs and is a collaborative effort with the lead agency, Bernalillo County, NM at its helm.
The City of Kingman, in collaboration with Winslow, and a partnership of regional stakeholders, including the Port of Los Angeles, CA, Bernalillo County, NM, Sandoval County, NM, and the Village of Los Lunas, NM, has been designated as a Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) by the USDOT.
Over the coming year, the USDOT RIA will play a pivotal role in expediting project delivery through comprehensive initiatives such as project planning, in-depth studies, meticulous analysis, and preliminary engineering and design work. To kickstart the planning phase, the I-40 TradePort Corridor has received an initial seed funding of $974,000.