Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published September 06, 2013

NEW DETAILS: Vice President Biden to Travel to Baltimore, Maryland

FYI... Governor O'Malley will join Vice President Biden at the Port of Baltimore on Monday, September 9 at 11:30 a.m. Please see below for event logistics.

Together, we're moving the Port of Baltimore forward, creating jobs and connecting our State with cities and ports half a world away.  


Office of the Vice President



September 6, 2013



Vice President Biden to Travel to Baltimore, Maryland


WASHINGTON, DC - On Monday, September 9th, Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Baltimore, Maryland, for an event at the Port of Baltimore. The Vice President will highlight a $10 million TIGER grant to the Port of Baltimore that will help improve the port’s productivity by widening a channel into the port while increasing the port’s cargo storage capacity and avoiding the need for costly repairs. The Vice President will also discuss the importance of infrastructure investments to improving America’s competitiveness, strengthening the middle class, and growing our economy from the middle out. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will also attend.


This event is open press. Media details are below.


WHO:                         Vice President Joe Biden

                                     Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx


WHEN:                      Monday, September 9, 2013
                                    Event Start Time: 11:30 AM ET

Camera/Equipment Pre-Set: 6:00 AM ET (for live trucks only)
Restricted Access: 6:30-8:30 AM

Press Arrival Time: 8:00 AM ET

Final Media Access Time: 9:00 AM ET


WHERE:                    Port of Baltimore

                                    Dundalk Marine Terminal

                                    2700 Broenig Highway

                                    Baltimore, Maryland 21222


Media Entrance: Parking lot at 2310 Broenig Highway, Baltimore, Maryland. 
General Media Parking: Parking lot at 2310 Broenig Highway, Baltimore, Maryland.

                                    Live Truck Parking: Direction provided on site.


RSVP:                        This event is OPEN PRESS. Press who wish to cover this event should RSVP topress@ovp.eop.govby SUNDAY, September 8th, at 3:00 PM ET, with your name, outlet, position, phone number and email address. All media will be required to present a government issued ID and a media credential to gain access.


Note: Power and internet access will NOT be available on site.  


Contact for logistical and planning purposes (media only): Lennon Duggan, 202-253-0494