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278-Mile Rail Project Planned/Surface Transportation Board seeks public comment

A private venture capital group, Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT), is developing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the U.S. Surface Transportation Board for a 278-mile railroad project running from La Porte, Indiana through Illinois to near Milton, Wisconsin and connect with existing Class I railroads.

According to GLBT, the $8 billion project will be entirely financed privately with no tax monies used.

The rail line would be used by unit commodity trains and mixed carloads and intermodal trains that are not transporting to Chicago for sorting or delivery…Please click here to read the full story on Corner Stone Media Online.

Online comments can be made here. Comments may also be submitted by mail to: Dave Navecky, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423-0001, Docket No. FD 35952.

Refer to Docket No. FD 35952 in all correspondence, including e-filings, addressed to the Board.

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