By Clare McGraw
The Journal 

State secures $112 million for railroad

Grant funds to pay for improvements

 

Last updated 10/3/2023 at 8:50am

Roger Harnack

Federal Railroad Administration Deputy Administrator Jennifer Mitchell speaks during the railway grant announcement event.

FOUR LAKES – The railway system serving Eastern Washington's wheat industry in Adams, Lincoln, Whitman and southern Spokane Counties will be getting a facelift, thanks to $112 million in grants.

The state Department of Transportation has been awarded s $72.8 million grant for the Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad Project.

The grant, a product of the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration's Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement program, is dedicated to enhancing passenger and freight rail safety, efficiency and reliability.

Bolstering this federal grant is a $39.2 mi...



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