South Shore getting $2.8 million to upgrade 7½ miles of rail

first_img WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Facebook South Shore getting $2.8 million to upgrade 7½ miles of rail Google+ Google+ Facebook By Associated Press – June 18, 2019 0 508 Pinterest Pinterest IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp (“20030504 14 South Shore Line @ Hudson Lake, IN” by David Wilson, CC BY 2.0) MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $2.8 million railroad safety grant to the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad to upgrade 7.5 miles of rail between Michigan City and the city of LaPorte.The project will replace the existing 90-pound track with 115-pound track to ensure the safe transportation of materials and improve the reliability and efficiency of the railroad.The funding announced last week comes from the Department of Transportation’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grant Program. Previous articlePolice defend arrest of 12-year-old in western MichiganNext articleBenton Harbor introduces a new app to help fight crime Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications.last_img

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