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Thursday, April 05, 2012

Iowa City City Council approves railroad infrastructure project

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Iowa City will proceed with the Iowa City Industrial Campus Railroad Siding and Spur Improvement Project after the city council approved details of the project with a 6-0 vote.

The project, formerly known as the Iowa City Industrial Campus Railroad Improvements Project, will include construction of the railroad infrastructure for the Iowa City Industrial Campus, which is a development along 420th Street targeted for the wind energy market. The estimated construction cost is $1,665,000 and will be funded a $1,056,200 State Railroad Grant and the remainder with General Obligation bond proceeds.

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