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Union Pacific Railroad invests $13m in track improvements on Utah line

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Union Pacific Railroad has announced it will investment more than $13 million to enhance the rail line that runs from Provo to Lynndyl in Utah.

The more than 84-mile project includes removing and installing more than 106,000 ties, renewing the surfaces at 88 road crossings and replacing more than one mile of rail in various curves.

Crews will also spread 72,000 tons of rock ballast to help provide a more stable roadbed.

Union Pacific plans to invest approximately $3.3 billion in capital during 2011, which supports America’s current and future freight transportation needs and enhances the safety and efficiency of the railroad’s 32,000-mile network.



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