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Industrial Access Projects

Rail Industrial Access Program projects are funded through the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program, which allows industries to build rail service to their proposed or existing site.

Funding is capped at $200,000 and utilizes a point system to determine funding level.

The following is a summary of projects in recent years, including the amount of funding and number of jobs created.

​Grantee
​Funding Amount
​Funding Year
​Status
​Employment
​Freight

​Troy Lumber
Troy

​$40,730

​2016-2017

Pre-Agreement​

​180

​50

Weitron
Everetts

​$200,000

​2016-2017

Pre-Agreement​

​31

​52

​Mountaire Farms
Laurinburg

​$200,000

​2016-2017

Pre-Agreement​

​65

​9,520

​Clearwater Paper
Shelby

​$200,000

2016-2017​

Pre-Agreement​

​175

​1,825

​Intertape Polymer Group
Midland

​$200,000

​2015-2016

Pre-Agreement​

​49

​1,300

Vertex Railcar Corporation   
Wilmington​

​$200,000

​2014-2015

​Completed

​1,300

​1,300

​Cambro Manufacturing
Midland

​$200,000

​2013-2014

Completed​

​100

​36

​Klausner Lumber
Enfield

​$200,000

​2013-2014

​Pending

​350

​930

International Wood Fuels
Sims​

$95,000​

2012-2013​

​Completed

32

​2,850



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