Oregon DOT: Rehabilitating the Historic Siskiyou Rail

Posted by Infra on Monday, November 2nd, 2015

How a 65 mile section of the historic and rugged Siskiyou rail line in southern Oregon and northern California was opened using a mix of public and private funds, including $7 million in federal TIGER funds. Rail construction reopened the line that had been closed since 2008.

The project is a boost to regional shippers who relied on a lengthy rail service north to Eugene to meet the UP mainline for southern markets or use trucking.

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