$500M LA Harbor Rail Yard Moves Closer To Breaking Ground

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 2:29 PM EST) -- The Los Angeles Harbor Commission certified an environmental impact report for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co.'s proposed $500 million rail yard on Thursday, paving the way for construction of the eco-friendly waterfront project to start later this year.

The vote sets the project up for final city council approvals and for a ground-breaking that could have the rail yard up and running by 2016, according to a commission statement. Dubbed Southern California International Gateway, or SCIG, the rail yard is expected to be the country's...
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