Office of Operations Freight Management and Operations
photos of truck, cargo ship, airplane and freight train
Office of Operations  -  21st century operations using 21st century technologies

News Archive

All current news items are listed. Narrow your search for news items by selecting a specific category or state. You also can sort news items by date by selecting the arrow next to Date.

The following news items were compiled by the FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of freight news.

View by:    All    Category    State    Date Sorted chronologically

States and Territories: Mississippi

The Use of Natural Gas an Opportunity for both Railroads and North Dakota - 3/06/2013
Natural gas is currently being produced faster than the infrastructure can capture it in the oil fields of North Dakota. The excess natural gas must...

Rising Energy Costs May Usher in Freight Rail Revival - 11/05/2012
Rising energy costs are increasing freight rail's competitiveness with other modes of transportation. Moreover, increasing demand for greener fuels coupled with low supplies in Europe...

Port of Gulfport Upgrade to Give Mississippi Greater International Reach - 8/15/2012
The ongoing expansion of the Panama Canal will provide ports on the eastern seaboard greater access to trading partners across the Pacific Ocean. In particular,...

Office of Operations