Bond Proposal for Pier 2 Upgrade at Quonset would Boost Growth

 In her recent State of the State address Governor Gina Raimondo said “First class jobs go to places with first class infrastructure.” We could not agree more. Here at the Quonset Business Park our world class infrastructure is why we, along with the Port of Davisville, have been key drivers of economic and job growth for Rhode Island for many years.

Recognizing the need to invest in the Port of Davisville’s success, Governor Raimondo introduced a $90 million bond proposal in her state budget last month to upgrade Pier 2 at the Port of Davisville. Built in 1956, the pier had a design life of 50 years. The proposal includes a $70 million general obligation bond to modernize and reconstruct the pier for another half century.

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