Union Pacific to spend $57 Million on home state infrastructure

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OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific will spend approximately $57 million on infrastructure in its home state of Nebraska this year. UP plans to spend $53 million to maintain track and $721,000 to maintain bridges in the state.

Key projects planned this year include:
• $6 million on the Kearney Subdivision between Gibbon and Overton to undercut 43 miles of track. This trackage is part of UP’s original transcontinental route built in the 1860s across Nebraska.
• $8 million on the Marysville Subdivision between Alexandria and Hastings to replace 51,488 concrete ties.

From 2012 to 2016, Union Pacific spent more than $638 million on its lines in Nebraska.

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