- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

MONROE, La. (AP) - Kansas City Southern says it will invest approximately $6.5 million in 2015 on rail and bridge improvement projects on its Vicksburg Subdivision.

The News-Star reports (https://tnsne.ws/1SrCWnT) these projects will help grow capacity as well as maintain and enhance safety on KCS’ cross-border network.

The work will begin Monday and conclude by month’s end. It will include the replacement of six miles of rail and improvements to several railroad bridges. Communities that the railroad will work through include Tallulah, Grambling, Simsboro and Gibsland.

In Louisiana, Kansas City Southern owns and operates 915 miles of rail infrastructure and its track crosses northeastern Louisiana east to west.

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Information from: The News-Star, https://www.thenewsstar.com

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