Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 10, 1976 · Page 6
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 6

Carroll, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 10, 1976
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TlmM Herald, Corral), la. Wednesday, March 10, 1976 Bypass to Ease Rail Hazards By Richard D.Ripley ELKO, Nev. (AP) — More than 40 times a day, this northeastern Nevada town of 9,500 is split in two. Lying on two main east-west railroad lines, the city's central district is riddled with rail. There are 17 track crossings in an eight block area alone. Lengthy transcontinental freight trains lumber through Elko about twice an hour. Traffic is hoplelessly snarled and entire'neighborhoods are completely isolated. Local authorities say a couple of lives are lost each year at the crossings, including motorists who make a last minute dash across the tracks to avoid the wait—and don't make it. Occasionally the right combination of railroad traffic makes it impossible for cars or pedestrians to cross anywhere in the town for periods up to three hours. But Elko's railroad woes may be easing with the implimentation of an experimental federally-funded bypass program that eventually may be used to solve the track problems of hundreds of American cities that grew up along rail lines. Under a pending federal demonstration project, a 5.6-mile consolidated track corridor will be laid through downtowa Elko to solve the traffic-problems and provide more efficient rail service. The Federal Highway Administration has approved a new alternate routQ,for the corridor, which will replace- the central city sections of both the three-track Western Pacific line and the twin-track Southern Pacific line. The five tracks will become two along the new consolidated stretch. Senate and House versions of the Federal Highway Act of 1975, currently under joint conference consideration, both include $16 million for Elko's Project Lifesaver. The .federal government will share 95 per cent of the cost, with the city, state and railroads sharing the rest. '.*' Ira Rackley, a consulting engineer working on the project, says construction may start within a year, with all phases of construction to be completed in about five years. After almost two years of city-financed planning work, Elko is the first of four demonstration sites in the country to have a final environmental impact statement and route approved, Rackley said. Some 185 U.S. cities have formally notified the federal government that they are interested in similar railroad bypass projects in their downtown sections. But Congress has decided that it won't provide funds for ' more projects until the demonstration projects are completed, Rackley said, adding that municipal officials across the country are watching what happens in Elko. "It's the smallest of all of the projects but it incorporates all of the problems," Rackley said. "How we handle the downtown right-of-way will probably set a precedent. In other words we're kind of a Guinea pig." Heritage Talk Featured At Women's Club Ttmci HtnU Mm Service ARCADIA — The feature "American Heritage of Religious Liberty" was presented by Mrs. Wilbur Schroeder at the Arcadia Women's Club meeting Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Warren Anderson was the hostess. She told about the origin of religious symbols like the cross, liberty bell and various animal symbols. She also told about the origin of the Easter Sunrise services. The meeting opened with devotions by the hostess followed by the American Creed and roll call which was naming arvEaster symbol. The hymn of the month, "The Old Rugged Cross," was sung followed by Federation flashes entitled "Spiritual Values." Lunch was served by Mrs. Andersen. Guests were Mrs. Anna Jons and Mrs. Tieska Andersen. WELCOME TO Carroll GIBSON'S GIBSON DISCOUNT CENTER WHERE YOU ALWAYS GET THE BEST FOR LESS cwi and I master charge i • vri • • ^^ • ^ :REND Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon., thru Sat. — 1-6 Sunday Prices Effective Thru. 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