The Jacksonville Port Authority received a $35 million refund Monday in unused payments from its harbor deepening project.
The project began in February 2018 and was anticipated to be completed in 2023, but construction wrapped up ahead of schedule and under budget in 2022.
Aruba’s Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes also visited Jacksonville on Monday to announce a new partnership with Jaxport. The port will work with the island to help it recover from the devastating economic impacts of the pandemic and explore potential new business ties.
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