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Rail - Port of Columbia/Wallula to Dayton Track Rehabilitation - Complete March 2012

WSDOT rehabilitated the freight rail line between the Columbia River and Dayton, improving four public crossings in Dayton, including Bulk Plank Road, Pine Street, Front Street, and Fourth Street. 

In addition, WSDOT rehabilitated two bridges and installed more than 200 new track ties.

Working with the ports of Walla Walla and Columbia, WSDOT to rehabilitated portions of the rail line to ensure a viable railroad system able to serve Washington shippers for years to come.

How You Benefit
Car GlyphRelieves Congestion
Minimizes wear and tear on state highways and traffic by providing an alternative to truck transportation.
Dollar Sign Glyph Economic Incentive
Allows for the continuing rail service to businesses in Walla Walla and Columbia Counties, whici lower transportation costs for local shippers.

Partnerships & Cooperation


Financial Data for PIN 722210A
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $512
Total $512

The project is funded through the following sources:

2003 Legislative Transportation Package (New and Used Vehicle Sales Tax) - $522,000

Contact Us
State Rail Office
PO Box 47407
Olympia, WA 98504-7407

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