Railway Study Underway

Concerns about hazardous rail traffic coming through La Crosse have led the

county to authorize a railroad safety study. The county board has voted to hire a consultant for a 35-thousand dollar study, to see if certain rail routes through the county need to be improved.  County Highway Commissioner Ron Chamberlain says the study will be wide-ranging...covering areas from crossing signals to the speed and frequency of trains:

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Several rail crossings around the county will be inspected...but that would not include crossings in the city of La Crosse.


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