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Union Pacific starts Missouri infrastructure works

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Union Pacific has announced plans to invest $21 million to construct a nine-mile second line in southeast Missouri.

The new line, which is expected to be completed by the end of October, will be built in the Bell City area to support rail traffic growth and increase capacity on the existing line.

“Union Pacific helps link businesses with consumers, suppliers and markets across the nation and around the world,” said Joe Bateman, Union Pacific vice president, public affairs, Northern Region.

“In addition to helping move customers’ goods more safely and efficiently, our investments support communities by reducing traffic congestion, facilitating industrial development and, promoting economic expansion.”

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