Union Pacific says it plans to boost safety and efficiency with an approximately $41 million infrastructure investment in Oklahoma in 2017.
The railroad said in a recent news release, that investment plan includes several key projects:
"Union Pacific’s targeted investments fund projects that strengthen our railroad tracks, increase safety and minimize delays as trains travel through communities across Oklahoma," said Brenda Mainwaring, Union Pacific vice president – Public Affairs, Southern Region.
The release says these expenditures are a part of an ongoing investment strategy for the railroad.
From 2012 to 2016, Union Pacific invested more than $236 million strengthening its Oklahoma infrastructure.