Intermodal Facility Breaks Ground at CLT


The City of Charlotte joined with Norfolk Southern Corporation to officially break ground on the Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) on Wednesday, May 2. The facility, which will transfer trailers and containers between trucks and trains, will replace the existing 40-acre intermodal facility along North Davidson and North Brevard Streets in uptown.

More than 200 attended the event, including Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, Aviation Director Jerry Orr and Congressman Mel Watt. Various elected officials including members of Charlotte City Council and the North Carolina House of Representatives also attended the ceremony.

Click here for more details about the event and to review Norfolk Southern’s press release.

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  • Pictured: City Council and Norfolk Southern Join Mayor Anthony Foxx in Groundbreaking.
  • Picture (from left to right) of Aviation Director Jerry Orr, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and Congressman Mel Watt in front of a construction vehicle at the site of the future Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility at CLT.
  • Image of a construction vehicle at the site of the future Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility at CLT.