$50.5 million inland South Carolina port opens; bringing jobs to rural area; IP among companies to use it

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$50.5 million inland South Carolina port opens; bringing jobs to rural area; IP among companies to use it

April 23, 2018 - 07:27
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The State Ports Authority officially opened its inland port in Dillon.

The State Ports Authority officially opened its inland port in Dillon, linking the state's Pee Dee region with the Port of Charleston via a CSX Corp. rail line that will operate six days a week.

The $50.5 million cargo-transfer hub will let trucks and trains exchange thousands of containers filled with consumer goods destined for points north along Interstate 95 or — if headed in the other direction — to any number of markets overseas.