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Fort Smith receives grant to fix port after summer floods

The city of Fort Smith received a $295,000 grant to fix the port of Fort Smith after it was damaged in 2019 summer floods. 

The Arkansas Waterways Commission gave the Port Authority of Fort Smith the grant on December 13th. The deputy city administrator, Jeff Dingman, said the money will be used to fix the railroads leading into the port, the scale house, and the scales. 

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