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Opportunity Happens Here!

Port of Benton drives economic growth, trade and tourism by providing quality infrastructure and multimodal transportation for businesses and the community. If you are starting a new business, relocating and need space to grow or planning an expansion, opportunity happens here.

Port District at a Glance:

$ 1  Million

in Payroll Revenue Generated Annually in the Port District

1  Jobs

Direct & Indirect by Port District Companies

$ 1  Million

in Revenues by Companies in Port Facilities = 5% of Benton County Economy

$ 1  Million

in Value-Added Agriculture Contributed Annually to the Gross State Product by Port Facilities

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Port District Highlights

Van Giesen/State Route 224 Railroad Crossing Construction Project Complete

Port of Benton has completed reconstructing the Van Giesen/State Route 224 railroad crossing.

Van Giesen/State Route 224 Railroad Crossing Construction Project Complete

Port of Benton has completed reconstructing the Van Giesen/State Route 224 railroad crossing.
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Richland Airport (RLD) Electrical Replacement Project

The Richland Airport has successfully obtained a $3,156,583 100% grant, from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to replace the entire runway and taxiway electrical system.

Richland Airport (RLD) Electrical Replacement Project

The Richland Airport has successfully obtained a $3,156,583 100% grant, from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to replace the entire runway and taxiway electrical system.
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Block Party and Triple Ribbon-Cutting Event Scheduled at Vintners Village

Port of Benton is hosting a community block party and triple ribbon-cutting event to welcome two tasting rooms and a boutique with a bakery that opened during the COVID-19 pandemic at Vintners Village.

Block Party and Triple Ribbon-Cutting Event Scheduled at Vintners Village

The celebration will be Thursday, September 15, from 3 - 5 p.m. at 236 Port Avenue in Prosser.
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You're in Good Company.

Port of Benton is home to companies that are leading advancements in science, technology, research and development, advanced manufacturing, value-added agriculture, clean energy and more.