New York picks DeWitt rail yard for ‘inland port’ over sites in Camillus, Jamesville

By Tim Knauss,; December 6, 2017

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – State transportation officials today said they are working to expand the DeWitt rail yard controlled by CSX into an “inland port,” a decision that appears to put an end to more ambitious plans put forth in 2015 by regional business leaders.

The Department of Transportation today released a long-awaited financial study that identifies the DeWitt rail yard as the “only viable site” for a Central New York inland port.

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