GALVESTON, TX (Oct. 6, 2022) – The Galveston Wharves is hosting an open house on Oct. 26 to share information about traffic planning, port improvements, long-range plans and more. The public meeting will be held 4-6 p.m. at Cruise Terminal 28 (formerly Cruise Terminal 2). Free parking will be provided.
Port Director and CEO Rodger Rees said, “This open house will be a great opportunity for us to have one-on-one conversations with Galvestonians, our business partners and elected officials about the many exciting developments at the port.
“Opening a third cruise terminal, building an internal road network and expanding our West Port Cargo Complex are just a few of the things we’ll be discussing.”
Port employees will staff stations to provide information on a range of topics, including port parking and transportation, traffic infrastructure projects, port operations, long-range planning, Green Marine initiatives and port police and security. Refreshments will be served.
About the Galveston Wharves at the Port of Galveston:
Located at the entrance to Galveston Bay and the Houston Ship Channel, the Port of Galveston has been a thriving maritime commercial center since 1825. Just 45 minutes from open seas, the 840-acre port has infrastructure and assets to serve growing cruise, cargo and commercial businesses.
The port is the fourth most popular cruise homeport in the U.S. The port also leases and maintains a wide range of cargo facilities on the deep-water Galveston Ship Channel, which is ranked among the top 50 busiest U.S. cargo waterways. The Galveston Wharves is a self-sustaining city entity whose mission is to generate and reinvest port revenues to benefit the Galveston community with economic growth, jobs and sales tax revenues.