Author Archive

July, 20 2020

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4.9 Million to Make Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Improvements in Oklahoma Foreign Trade and Opportunity Zone

Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085 July 15, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.9 million grant to the Muskogee City-County Port Authority of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to protect businesses from future floods. […]

Read More
June, 29 2020

John T. Griffin Industrial Park


Address: 3600 Dal-Tile Road
City: Muskogee, OK
Within City Limits? Yes
Zoning: G – Light Industrial, H – Heavy Industrial
Ownership: Lease

Read More

Port of Muskogee

Address: 4901 Harold Scoggins Drive
City: Muskogee, OK
Within City Limits ? Yes
Zoning: H – Heavy Industrial
Ownership: Lease

Read More
June, 26 2020

Two Locals Awarded GMMA Education Scholarship

Left to Right: Eric Anderson, GMMA Vice Chair; Alexander (Xan) Hazen, Scholarship Recipient from Fort Gibson High School; Shawn Vance, Scholarship Recipient from Acme Engineering and Manufacturing Corp.; Jeff O’Neal, GMMA Chair Muskogee, OK- The Greater Muskogee Manufacturing Alliance (GMMA) Education Scholarship committee met late in May to determine the 2020 award recipients. The committee, […]

Read More
June, 15 2020

Port, Chamber Launch Muskogee Forward

Submitted by Marie Synar, Muskogee City-County Port Authority, May 13, 2020 Tuesday afternoon, the Muskogee City-County Port Authority and the Greater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce announced that a task force has been created to strategically address how the community moves from disaster response to economic recovery. The program, called Muskogee Forward, isn’t a short-term […]

Read More

Port Finalizes Federal Transportation Grant

Construction at the Port of Muskogee could begin as early as October on a project to modernize and expand its railroad infrastructure .

The $12.31 million project will make the port accessible to six-axle locomotives, which are unable to navigate the narrow arc of the existing tracks . The project, made possible by a federal transportation grant along with private- and public-sector partnerships, will include the addition of about 11,900 feet of track, expanding capacity of the existing marshaling yard .

Read More