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									Intermodal Logistics Center



                     • Port of Palm Beach
                     • Port Everglades
                    • Port of Miami
 Where
We Were
Where We Were
• 2005      Construction begins on new locks for
            Panama Canal

• Oct ‘06   Port begins due diligence on how to take
            advantage of new Panama Canal

• May ’07   Florida Legislature earmarks $200,000 for
            FDOT to determine economic feasibility of
            Inland Port

• Aug ‘07   FDOT study Phase 1, determines that Inland
            Port location would benefit all 3 South Florida
            ports
Where We Were
• Mar ‘08    FDOT study Phase 2, shows need for up to
             80 million sq. ft. of warehouse and
             distribution space by 2015

• May ‘08    Florida Legislature appropriates $300,000 for
             FDOT to conduct a rail feasibility study along
             US 27

• June ‘08   SFWMD announces plans to purchase
             187,000 acres of US Sugar land
Where
We Are
Where We Are
• April ’09   POPB sends out RFQ for ILC

• July ’09    POPB sends out RFP for ILC

• Oct ’09     RFP Proposal Presentations

• Oct ’09     ILC Site Selection
Where FDOT Is Going
• FDOT is conducting a feasibility study of implementing
  rail along the US-27 corridor
Where FDOT Is Going
Where FDOT Is Going
• FDOT is conducting a feasibility study of implementing
  rail along the US-27 corridor

• The expectation is that this is feasible

• Upon completion of the FULL study, the finding will be
  submitted to the Florida Legislature
  Where
We’re Going
Where We’re Going
      Upon awarding the ILC contract,
            the Port of Palm Beach
           and the selected partner
      will work towards the creation of
       a Public - Private - Partnership
    to develop, manage and operate the
        Intermodal Logistics Center
Questions?
www.FloridaILC.com

								
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