Congratulations Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority! 

Forcum Lannom Contractors wants to congratulate the Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority for receiving the Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $7 million to assist with rail construction to connect the Port to the TennKen Railroad. Forcum Lannom Contractors is proud to have been part of the team that developed the Port of Cates Landing.

The BUILD grant funds will be used to equip the Port with rail infrastructure while boosting economic growth throughout Northwest Tennessee. TNECD, in partnership with Lake County and the Port of Cates Landing, will construction 5.5 miles of rail. This will ensure rail, truck, and barge access to the POCL and Lake County Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site. This will open both locations to additional job creation and economic development opportunities.

We are excited by the prospects of future development in Northwest Tennessee this next step in the Port’s development will bring.

 For more information on the Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority, click here

For information on the USDOT BUILD Grant, click here.