Railroad Impact Update
January 2017: Redevelopment Commission approved the launch of a new website dedicated to news about the Columbus Railroad Project. Citizens and interested parties are encouraged to look for updates at http://www.columbusrailroadproject.org.
December 2016: Redevelopment Commission staff and Board members, along with Mayor Lienhoop and City officials, are in close communication with officials from Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), state and federal officials and the railroads to examine possible solutions to increased railroad traffic. The City is also creating a website dedicated to information and updates on this issue, which will be launched in January.
Railroad Impact Study
On Monday, November 21, 2016, American Structurepointe presented an update to the Redevelopment Commission and the Community on the Railroad Impact Study.
The consultants presented a PowerPoint presentation describing the current and future state of the railroad's impact on traffic and our local economy, and identified five possible solutions.
Download the 2016 Railroad Impact Study.