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The timeline could be a tale of miraculous resurrection. In fact, the announced revival Tuesday of the once-left-for-dead CSX transportation hub in eastern North Carolina, was about determination and the work of skilled, tried-true economic development professionals.
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Johnston County's loss is the Twin Counties gain, thanks mostly to the efforts of Carolinas Gateway Partnership officials.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — After months of discussion and debate, CSX announced Tuesday that it will build its massive Carolina Connector cargo terminal in Edgecombe County.
RALEIGH, N.C. — CSX Corp. will build an intermodal cargo hub near the Virginia border in Edgecombe County after landowner opposition blocked the railroad company’s first option, officials said Tuesday.
CSX ANNOUNCES ROCKY MOUNT AS THE HOME OF THE CAROLINA CONNECTOR INTERMODAL TERMINAL
Transformational infrastructure project will bring substantial economic development to the Twin Counties
Rocky Mount, N.C. – The Carolinas Gateway Partnership, in collaboration with Governor McCrory and CSX, announced today that Rocky Mount has been selected as the location for the Carolina Connector intermodal terminal (CCX). The state-of-the art terminal, located in Edgecombe County, will create high-paying jobs in Rocky Mount, deliver improved transportation options for local businesses and drive economic growth for the Twin Counties and across the state.
At a special ceremony at NC Wesleyan College on Tuesday, Governor Pat McCrory announced a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) for the project alongside CSX Chairman and CEO Michael J. Ward, CSX President Clarence W. Gooden, NC Secretary of Transportation Nick Tennyson, NC Secretary of Commerce John Skvarla, Edgecombe County Commission Chairman Leonard Wiggins, ...