Houston Gains Rail Link To Borough Port

The release of a final environmental impact statement at the end of March gave the nod to a rail spur linking the Matanuska Susitna Borough’s Port MacKenzie to the main Alaska Railroad line near Houston. As KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer reports, the ultimate decision on the best route is still a month away, although Borough officials say the publication of the EIS opens the way for preliminary work to start as early as this year.

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

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