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Rendell announces PA rail grants
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Rendell announces PA rail grants
 
« on: Nov 11th, 2010, 12:36pm »
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Erie County
 
Erie Western PA Port Authority -- $492,116 to extend a siding from an existing switch to allow rail car access to an operation area.
National Lime and Stone Co. -- $250,000 to construct new track and install a portable unloading pit, conveyors and a truck scale with a ticket booth.
 
McKean County
 
Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad -- $378,350 to install new crossties, reconstruct rail through three grade crossings and realign a curve to facilitate higher track speed.
 
Venango County
 
Franklin Rail Maintenance and Construction Project -- $490,000 to construct two loading docks and three turnouts; construct new track and a new scale; and repair existing track.
 
Warren County
BVK Inc. -- $310,823 to reconstruct side track and construct two additional side tracks for additional rail car usage.
Whirley Industries -- $30,389 for drainage improvements, rail crossing and tie replacements, and to raise, line and surface Whirley's entire rail line.
 
More state grant info: http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/press/create-jobs-28-counties,1542805.html


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