User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Proposal For Railroad Relocation In Sioux Falls

January 8, 2013, 10:38 PM by Kelly Bartnick

Proposal For Railroad Relocation In Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

A project once thought dead is moving forward yet again.

City officials outlined details Tuesday in a draft proposal between Sioux Falls and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad company, laying out the terms of a potential sale of the downtown Sioux Falls rail yard.

The city wants to free up 9.5 acres for redevelopment along the East Bank.

"It just essentially establishes those basic terms for a purchase of the downtown rail yard if the straight sale becomes the preferred option through the environmental assessment," Sioux Falls Public Works Director Mark Cotter said.

While a price has not been set, under the agreement, the city would have to pay for the land, as well as the removal of all rail and other clean up. 

The guidelines also call for the city to reimburse BNSF for any additional operating costs incurred because of the removal of the yard.

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

The City's Largest Construction Project Will Impact Thousands

3/2/2015 5:04 PM

It's being billed as the city's largest construction project this year at a cost of just under $9 million and it's going to impact thousan...

Full Story | Watch
Whiffer's Sandwiches Back Open For Business

3/2/2015 4:00 PM

Whiffer's Sandwiches is serving up lunch on Minnesota Avenue again.

Full Story
Costco Citigroup Partnership To Have Impact On Citibank In Sioux Falls

3/3/2015 2:45 PM

Costco is switching credit card company partnerships and that is going to have an impact on Citibank in Sioux Falls.  

Full Story
Eastside Restaurant Row

2/25/2015 10:10 PM

Dunkin' Donuts, Fazoli's, BurgerFi, Chipotle--all food chains that have indicated an interest in Sioux Falls.  Now the question is, what ...

Full Story | Watch
Target Plans $2B In Cost-Cutting Moves

3/3/2015 3:20 PM

Target Corp. plans $2 billion in cost cuts over the next two years through corporate restructuring and other improvements.

Full Story


Events