Rail project is key to our future

The Lens | March 13, 2019

In the months ahead, the United States Coast Guard will make a decision regarding the future of the Sandpoint Junction Connector Project, which seeks to build a new railroad bridge across Lake Pend Oreille. They’ll consider public input, review the potential benefits and impacts, and deliver an exhaustive and thorough recommendation as to whether construction can begin in a timely fashion.

We should hope their answer is yes.

The outcome of this review has important implications not only for the states of Washington and Idaho but also for the entire Northwest, where rail transport is key to ensuring the reliable supply chain our economy depends upon.

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