Union Pacific railroad plans to invest $27 million this year to improve its Oklahoma's transportation infrastructure. The company says that investment will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
Union Pacific's plan covers a range of initiatives: $23 million to maintain railroad track, $634,000 to enhance signal systems and $3 million to maintain or replace bridges.
Union Pacific says some of the key projects planned include:
Union Pacific says from 2010 to 2014 the railroad has invested more than $236 million to strengthen its infrastructure in Oklahoma.