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Fact Sheets

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The Port offered a crucial connection between local industry and convenient access to the South end of San Francisco Bay, helping Redwood City flourish, along with other towns in the region, such as Belmont, San Carlos and San Mateo.

History Fact Sheet

Circle of Slag

Slag is an important component of the roads we drive on or bridges we cross, and the Port of Redwood City plays a critical role in the process.

Circle of Slag Fact Sheet

About the Port

The Port of Redwood City is a deep-water harbor 18 nautical miles south of San Francisco.

About the Port Fact Sheet

Environmental Stewardship

Embedded in the Port of Redwood City’s operations are a variety of environmental programs and initiatives being implemented across our 120 acres of waterfront property. 

Environmental Stewardship Fact Sheet

Dredging 101

Dredging is a routine necessity to keep Redwood Creek Channel navigable to water traffic.

Dredging 101 Fact Sheet

Maritime Commerce

The Port of Redwood City offers enhanced distribution capabilities in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area for a variety of cargo types.

Maritime Commerce Fact Sheet

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