Environmental Reviews

Port Bienville Draft Environmental Impact Statement Appendix H

  • 16
  • Jan
  • 2018
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration, Mississippi Department of Transportation, and Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission
KEYWORDS: Port Bienville Short Line Railroad
ABSTRACT: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), in conjunction with Federal Rail Administration (FRA) and the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission (HCPHC), has prepared this Feasibility Study for the location of a new railroad line to connect the Port Bienville Short Line Railroad, located at the Port Bienville Industrial Park, Hancock County, with the Norfolk Southern Railroad (NS) in the vicinity of Nicholson in Pearl River County. Connections to the John C. Stennis Space Center (SSC) and the Stennis International Airport were also evaluated. The Port Bienville Railroad (PBVR) would link to both CSX and NS main lines in Hancock County providing access to dual Class 1 rail service.
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