BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is due to visit the Port of Baltimore later this week.
According to his office, Buttigieg plans to highlight investments laid out in a bipartisan infrastructure proposal, which would include money to modernize and maintain U.S. ports.READ MORE: Maryland Ranks No. 7 Among Most Diverse States
Buttigieg is expected to take a tour, meet with port officials and workers, and deliver a speech.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Anne Arundel County Officials Provide COVID-19 Update
Further details of the secretary’s visit are forthcoming.MORE NEWS: Man Shot In The Head, Killed In Southwest Baltimore Tuesday
The $579 billion package would include $16 billion for ports and waterways, according to a White House fact sheet released last week.