Decision expected soon on RR Xing

THE PLAN - The graphic above, developed by MSA Professional Services, shows the proposed layout of a new rail crossing off STH 13, just north of McDonald’s. The state agency in charge of railroads is currently considering the city’s request for establishing a new crossing.THE BIGGER PICTURE - This map from MSA Professional Services shows the layout of Abbotsford’s proposed industrial park, with commercial traffic entering from the east on “Industrial Park Road” (shown in red), which would need to cross the railroad tracks. Other potential road extensions are highlighted in yellow.

Abbotsford expects to find out in the next couple weeks whether or not it will be allowed to install a railroad crossing off Highway 13 as part of a plan to establish a new south-side industrial park.

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