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City gets $99K for Rail Yard

June 2, 2012 • Local News


Railroad tracks near East Pine Lodge Road stretch northeastward. Mark Wilson Photo

The city is anticipating the retention of 17 jobs, the creation of two new jobs, and an untold economic benefit thanks to $99,000 in Local Economic Development Act funds for the expansion of the Roswell Rail Yard. The news of the funding came Friday from Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela.

“The Rail Yard is a major economic driver in the city of Roswell,” Barela stated in a press release. “It’s essential that state dollars go to infrastructure projects, like the Roswell Rail Yard expansion, that will help to create and retain jobs.”

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