Funding announced recently for rail improvements at KRPD#2

“We’re very excited. This will help significantly reduce congestion,” Kaskaskia Regional Port District General Manager Ed Weilbacher said of a recent funding announcement.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced a nearly $200 million investment in 22 projects that will improve the movement of freight throughout the state, creating jobs and economic opportunity while enhancing safety and local quality of life.

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