While some local transportation industry players are concerned about what that abrupt departure of Jacksonville Port Authority CEO Brian Taylor means for the organization, most agree that deepening the St. Johns River — the biggest challenge for the port — will continue on track.

Taylor has led the port for four years, coming in after then CEO Paul Anderson left Jaxport with a year left on his three-year contract, citing rapid changeover on the board as one reason he changed jobs.

Under Taylor…