The Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri has been given 116 acres to develop a port on the Missouri River in Jefferson City.
In a Tuesday press conference, the Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri announced the signage of House Bill 1330 by Governor Mike Parson which gives the port authority 116 acres to develop a port on the Missouri River in Jefferson City.
"It gave us the ability to go our next steps which is develop the property adjacent to the port and allow it to hopefully generate commerce," Heartland Port Authority Chairman Rick Mihalevich said. "It's all about on and off ramps like we have on the interstate highways. This is our on and off ramp to this river."