Porter Junction rail project finally gets green light

May 28, 2014

PORTER, INDIANA:

The long-delayed Indiana Gateway rail project will be kicked off by Gov. Mike Pence and other officials on Thursday, which will lead to $71.4 million in construction projects during the next two years… some work [is] already underway. …[D]etails would be forthcoming Thursday at a news conference at the Hammond-Whiting Amtrak station.

The Porter Junction currently stands as a roadblock to instituting high-speed service between Chicago and Detroit, a project that has won hundreds of millions in federal funding…

Read the rest of the story at the Northwest Indiana Times, 27 May 2014.

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