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Conexus Veep on Freight - So Soo Me

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Executives plan to strengthen state's logistics industry (Full Article)
By: Doug Ross - Doug.Ross@nwi.com
Posted: April 2, 2010

Website: http://www.nwitimes.com

"Northwest Indiana transportation issues typically focus on moving people from one place to another. It would be wrong, however, to neglect the other major transportation concern -- moving freight.

It also would be wrong to look just within the confines of Northwest Indiana to spot potential trouble spots. One of them is in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

David Holt, vice president of the Connexus Indiana transportation think tank, highlighted the aging Soo Locks during his visit to The Times on Thursday. Those locks are the gateway for iron ore being transported to Northwest Indiana's steel mills as well as other freight sent to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, which is located in Portage."

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