The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) invites members of the media to attend the unveiling of the Castle Country Inland Port Project Area on Monday, June 24, 2024.

Held at the Carbon County Administration Building, UIPA will conduct its board meeting at 1 p.m., followed by a panel discussion around 3 p.m. featuring key stakeholders and experts who will explore the project's impact on economic growth and sustainability in Utah.

The Castle Country Project Area is a conglomerate of site-ready development areas in Carbon and Emery Counties. In its complete form, the project area totals 2,185 acres of land with all pieces strategically located adjacent to the primary road and rail arteries of the region.

Event Details:

  • Date: Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Time: Board Meeting at 1 p.m., followed by panel discussion
  • Location: Carbon County Administration Building, 751 E 100 N, Price, UT 84501
  • Virtual Attendance: Available at UIPA ZoomLink

Panel Discussion:

Engage with our panelists as they discuss the transformative impact of the Castle Country Project Area on the local economy, the utilization of underused assets, and the strategic initiatives for sustainable community growth.

Panelists include:

  • Tony Martines, Carbon County Commissioner
  • Layne Miller, Price City Council
  • Larry Ellerston, Representative from John Curtis’ Office
  • Ren Hatt, Mayor of Green River City
  • Kent Nelson, Green River City Council
  • Forest Turner, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Media Participation:

Media are invited to attend the entire board meeting or join at the beginning of the panel discussion. A press Q&A session will be held following the panel discussion, offering an opportunity to delve deeper into the details of the project.

Please RSVP to ensure your questions about this significant rural economic development initiative are addressed.