Omaha.Com reports UP Nebraska projects to hit $1 Billion

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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Report from's Erin Golden

Union Pacific's plan to spend $1 billion on Nebraska rail projects in the next several years could help spark other investments from businesses, Gov. Dave Heineman said Friday.

The Omaha-based railroad will distribute the money on projects across the state, ranging from $70 million for track expansions and technology upgrades at North Platte's Bailey Yard to $206 million for a new bridge, crew change buildings and track improvements on the line between Fremont and Missouri Valley, Iowa.

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