Credit: GA Ports

New inland port will serve as economic driver for growing region

SAVANNAH, Georgia, January 23, 2023 – Georgia Ports continues its focus on infrastructure and engineering projects in 2024 to create business opportunities for customers, business partners, communities and rural Georgians.

The Blue Ridge Connector is a catalyst for enabling businesses to succeed through a competitive supply chain in a growing Northeast Georgia regional market. Opening in 2026, the Blue Ridge Connector will serve as an important connection for this growing distribution area.

Port officials offered an update recently to representatives from surrounding counties and customers about the arrival of this new infrastructure for future growth.  Economic development officials from more than a dozen surrounding Georgia counties along with Lanier Technical College and Georgia Department of Economic Development leaders participated in a presentation to learn more about the impact of the Blue Ridge Connector on area commerce. read more…