Grant means new push for moving tracks out of town
The Fremont Trestle that carries trains over the Yolo Bypass east of Woodland may be nearing the end of the line. The wooden structure suffers from age and abuse with each winter. A proposal for a new railroad line will take cars off the trestle. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise file photo
A new federal grant may mean the possibility of moving north-south train tracks out of downtown Davis is on the horizon.
The cities of Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento, along with Yolo County and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, won a $171,180 grant this week from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to provide technical assistance in creating a rail line relocation study. That study will pave the way for a strategic plan that would involve public meetings and stakeholder groups. Continue Reading