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City Council votes to approve second railroad track


WXOW | October 29, 2014 | La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – The La Crosse City Council voted 11-4 in favor of adding a second BNSF railroad track along the east side of the city.

The track will be four miles along and will aim to alleviate some of the congestion on the tracks in between Minneapolis and Chicago.

Residents and members of local organizations against the construction of a second rail line voiced their concern, primarily the safety of surrounding homes and wetland areas.

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