3 It is billed as being beneficial to the streets where we all drive. A new project at JAXPORT. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem covered a groundbreaking where the Mayor issued a pledge about jobs. 3 0-0823-2851-58114-119128- 134It's called the "intermodal container transfer facility" at Dames Point or I-C-T-F - the rail yard next to shipping terminals.It's a rail system that is supposed to make moving cargo, easier and more efficient.JAXPORT says it will also take more trucks off the roads, helping with the wear and tear of streets.And this should eventually be a cleaner way to move cargo.PAUL JAENICHEN, DEPUTY MARTITIME ADMINISTRATOR 35:10 75 percent of the world's gross domestic product today is on a shipJAXPORT says some cargo will still be transported by truck s , but more will eventually be moved by the new equipment .Construction is off New Berlin Court on the Northside.The project is supposed to be finished by the end of next year .It will then turn into a rail yard - moving cargo containers, like the big metal ones you see on the roadways on trucks.ALVIN BROWN, MAYOR OF JACKSONVILLE 31:23 it goes about modernizing our ports and creating jobs and at the end of the day it will allow us to put people back to work and this is a good example of a public private partnership- working togetherThe project is funded by city, state and federal levels. 40 million came from grants, Governor Scott and the Florida Department of Transportation put in 20-million-dollars for the project.CONGRESSWOMAN CORRINE BROWN, DISTRICT 5- THE WHOLE STATE 36:13 Mr. Crenshaw my partner I didn't shout out his name but yes we have worked on this project for over a year.CLOSE: 38:20 JAXPORT says the rail yard will also make driving easier for us by cutting the number of railroad crossings we need and improving existing ones. FROM THE NORTHSIDE, AM C4 THE LOCAL STATION.