Pennsylvania County Gets $11.9M CRISI Grant

A Pennsylvania county has received $11.9 million in federal funding for a project designed to improve freight-rail capacity and safety.

The grant was awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration to McKean County and will benefit that county plus neighboring Venango and Crawford counties.

The funding came from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program

The McKean County economic development agency said the grant will be used to enable some freight now shipped by truck to begin moving by rail.

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