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Union Pacific to make Nebraska infrastructure improvements

(Source: Union Pacific Railroad press release, October 10, 2012)

OMAHA, NEB. — Union Pacific Railroad is enhancing Nebraska's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $29 million in the rail line that runs between Grand Island and Havens. The project is in progress and is scheduled to be completed by the end of November. The project includes replacing 88,400 concrete ties, installing more than 33 miles of new rail, spreading 115,500 tons of rock ballast to help provide a more stable roadbed, renewing the surfaces at 16 road crossings and replacing six switches, the devices that guide a train from one track to another.

Monday, October 15, 2012

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