Mayor Del Jurney, left, greets Martinez at the Roswell Rail Yard, Wednesday, as Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela looks on.
ROSWELL—Gov. Susana Martinez and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-expanded Roswell Rail Spur.
Last year, the New Mexico Economic Development Department awarded $99,000 in Local Economic Development Act funds for the repair and expansion of the tracks. The city of Roswell contributed $101,000 in matching funds and $70,000 of in-kind services were donated by Xcel Energy and Southwestern Rail Road to complete the project. This helped save 17 jobs, Login to read more