Feds call public hearings on Mat-Su railroad spur

The federal Surface Transportation Board has announced a series of public meetings regarding the proposed railroad link between Point MacKenzie and an as-yet-unnamed site in the Matanuska Valley. An environmental study on the spur line’s potential affect on it’s surroundings is the first step in the Alaska Railroad‘s expansion bid.

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Matanuska-Susitna Valley