Western U.S. Class I railroad BNSF has added two sites in Iowa and one in Kansas to its certified sites program, which designates areas alongside BNSF’s network which are primed for industrial building.
The Iowa sites are in Castle Madison and Glenwood, whereas the Kansas pickle is in De Soto. Before their preference, the railroad analyzed every pickle’s existing and proposed infrastructure, accessible utilities, pickle availability, and environmental and geotechnical standards, in accordance with BNSF (NYSE: BRK-B).
Each and every Iowa sites had been certified by the Iowa Financial Pattern Authority. The Castle Madison pickle has 116 acres and is located off four-lane US Motorway 61. The Mills Crossings Mega Location in Glenwood has over 1,600 acres and is minutes from Interstates 29 and 80 through U.S. Motorway 34. The Glenwood pickle is furthermore internal the Omaha Metropolitan Statistical Home, BNSF acknowledged.
The Astra Endeavor Park in De Soto has 205 acres and substances easy accessibility to Lawrence and Kansas City, Kansas, through BNSF’s mainline. The positioning is section of the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Home. Extra noncertified acreage is furthermore accessible.
“We are gratified so as to add these three original areas to our list of rising certified sites across BNSF’s network,” Chris Danos, BNSF assistant vice president of economic building, acknowledged in a Wednesday liberate. “It’s a get-get for our prospects who are ready to carry out their alternate choices through rail, saving them several months of construction time.”
A total of 35 sites are at convey section of BNSF’s certified sites program.