Union Pacific to spend $77 million on Oregon projects

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OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific will spend approximately $77.1 million on infrastructure in Oregon this year. The railroad will spend $44.7 million to maintain track and $3.2 million to maintain bridges in the state. Key projects planned this year include:
  • $9.3 million on the line between Klamath Falls and Chemult to replace 21 miles of rail.
  • $12.1 million for the route between Huntington, Ore., and Caldwell, Idaho, to replace 87,978 ties.
  • $14.3 million between Oakridge and Portland to replace 102,683 ties.
The Oregon spending is part of UP’s planned $3.1 billion in capital spending projects across its system in 2017.

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