Port of Galilee Development Plans Get Boost

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline yesterday joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett, RI.

The main goal of this development plan is to help protect jobs and promote investment at Rhode Island’s busiest commercial fishing port, according to the official announcement.

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will use the $1,661,500 federal grant, administered by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), to continue rehabilitation of critical infrastructure in the Port of Galilee,” the release stated.

Funds will be used to support the reconstruction of piers, repair to bulkheads, etc.

This grant builds on a previous $2.9 million investment from EDA that the Congressional delegation secured for the Port of Galilee in 2013.

The Port of Galilee includes thirty-eight docks and piers and is home to 240 commercial fishing vessels.

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