Nov 172014
New bridge to Southport set to open on December 5

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 — West Sacramento officials have set the date for a ribbon-cutting of the new Mike McGowan Bridge: December 5, at 10 a.m. The bridge will add an alternative connection across the barge canal, particularly for Southport residents used to using the Stone Lock Bridge on Jefferson Boulevard. Initially, the bridge […]

Jul 302012
Port hopes feds will fund new barges, allowing it to start container-barging service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER, JULY 25, 2012 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor    The $5 million crane received by the Port of West Sacramento in January primarily to handle shipping container traffic hasn’t actually lifted any shipping containers yet. But port manager Mike Luken said he is confident that his facility will still get a […]