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Freight railroad assistance program projects 

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Year of Contract
Company Location Purpose FRIIP Funds
(Loan)
FRPP Funds
(Grant)
Local
Funds
1985 Pecatonica Rail Transit Commission Janesville - Monroe Phase I Rehabilitation   $1,432,874 $358,218
1985 Pecatonica Rail Transit Commission Janesville - Monroe Phase II Rehabilitation   $444,070 $1,776,282
1988 WRRTC Middleton - Prairie du Sac Rehabilitation   $3,244,624 $811,156
1988 WRRTC Waukesha Construction and Rehabilitation   $338,682 $150,671
1988 WRRTC Janesville - Fox Lake
Bardwell Jct. - Elkhorn
Rehabilitation   $417,805 $104,451
1989 WRRTC Janesville - Madison Rehabilitation $30,114 $3,984,556 $966,025
1989 South Central WI Rail
Transit Commission
Madison Rehabilitation of Grade Crossings   $196,684 $49,171
1990 WRRTC Mazomanie - Prairie du Chien
 Waukesha - Milton
Rehabilitation $136,343 $727,161 $45,447
1990 WRRTC Janesville - State Line Rehabilitation   $3,382,240  
1991 WRRTC Janesville Construct run-around
Track
  $88,000 $22,000
1992 WRRTC Boscobel - Prairie du Chien Phase III Rehabilitation $717,019 $3,824,485 $239,030
1992 WRRTC Mazomanie - Prairie du Chien Phase II Rehabilitation $805,947 $4,298,383 $268,649
1992 WRRTC Waukesha - Milton Phase IV Rehabilitation $578,164 $3,083,538 $192,721
1993 WRRTC Waukesha - Milton Phase V Rehabilitation $745,501 $3,976,005 $248,500
1994 Wisconsin & Southern Horicon Yard Line rehabilitation $525,051    
1994 Wisconsin & Southern Ripon Line rehabilitation $121,874    
1995 Farm City Elevator Milton Jct Rail spur construction $47,710   $11,000
1995 Wisconsin Central Parkland Log loading area improvements $1,200,000    
1995 Wisconsin Central Glidden Log loading area improvements $341,011    
1995 Wisconsin Central Oshkosh Track consolidation $4,887,000    
1995 Wisconsin Central Bradley - Argonne Line rehabilitation $1,362,440   $340,610
1995 WRRTC Madison - Middleton Rehabilitation $526,586 $4,808,456 $840,777
1995 Wisconsin Central Ashland - Morse Line rehabilitation $1,600,074    
1995 Wisconsin Central Neenah - Menasha Line rehabilitation $1,998,736    
1996 WRRTC Elkhorn - Bardwell Jct. Rehabilitation $585,698 $3,123,720 $195,232
1996 Farm City Elevator Orfordville Rail spur construction $54,023    
1996 Wisconsin Central Morse - Prentice Line rehabilitation $2,878,944    
1996 Wisconsin Central Stanbery Construct rail siding $834,495    
1996 Wisconsin Central Green Bay/
Wrightstown
Line rehabilitation $1,123,259    
1996 Farm City Elevator Darien Rail spur construction $96,972    
1996 Badger Grain Darien Rail spur construction $169,000   $25,000
1997 Wisconsin & Southern Hartford
- Horicon
Line rehabilitation $472,967 $480,000 $120,000
1997 Burlington Consumers Coop Whitewater
(Grain)
Construct rail served
grain bin
$319,200    
1997 Wisconsin Central Fond du Lac Track consolidation $862,637   $306,000
1997 Fox Valley & Western Fox River Jct. Construct rail siding $2,619,000    
1997 Tomahawk Railway Tomahawk Construct rail served warehouse $824,270    
1998 Farm City Elevator Milton Construct rail served
grain bin
$538,000    
1998 WSOR Waupun Rehabilitation $521,608 $1,148,814 $287,204
1998 Farm City Elevator Darien Reconstruct grain loading spout $342,250    
1998 Wisconsin Central Arcadia
 - Winona
Line rehabilitation $1,242,000    
1998 Wisconsin Central Akerville Siding construction $758,000    
1998 Wisconsin & Southern Akerville Siding construction   $382,030 $95,507
1998 Wisconsin Central Valley Jct.-Taylor 2nd Main, Phase I $7,663,310    
1998 Wisconsin & Southern Waukesha Power switch installation   $254,612 $63,652
1999 Fitchburg - Oregon Madison - Evansville Line Acquisition   $859,985 $118,285
1999 Didion Milling Cambria Facility Construction $2,215,000    
1999 WSOR Ripon - Fairwater Rehabilitation   $1,030,952 $257,738
1999 Escanaba & Lake Superior Green Bay - Crivitz Rehabilitation $1,494,820 $564,144 $141,036
1999 Cenex - Land O' Lakes Cylon Substitute Service $407,830 $164,800 $41,200
1999 Wisconsin Central Arcadia - Whitehall Rehabilitation $1,010,802    
2000 Tomahawk Railroad Tomahawk Warehouse Expansion $780,000    
2000 WSOR Ripon Rehabilitation $631,067 $432,098  
2000 WSOR Brandon - Horicon Rehabilitation $1,721,154 $367,514 $91,879
2000 Farm City Elevator Darien Grain Bin & Facilities $916,200    
2001 Super Soy Feed Brodhead Grain Bin Construction $370,000    
2001 WSOR Horicon - Cambria 1 Rehabilitation $535,842 $1,084,606 $271,151
2001 Agriland Coop Ripon Fertilizer Facility & Sidetrack $1,324,300    
2001 United Coop Horicon Grain Facility & Sidetrack $1,003,600    
2001 Wisconsin Central Royalton Siding Construction $1,380,000    
2001 Kewaunee Coop Luxemburg Facility Construction $306,800 $325,000  
2001 Kewaunee Coop Luxemburg Facility & Sidetrack $948,200    
2001 FVW/WCL Merrillan - Plover Rehab Phase IV $4,317,298    
2002 Tomahawk Railroad Tomahawk Warehouse Expansion $737,000    
2002 Duffy Grain, Inc. Sun Prairie Grain Facility and Track $1,540,000    
2002 Southern WI Grain Evansville Grain Facility Expansion $1,160,000    
2002 WSOR Horicon - Cambria Rehabilitation $535,842 $1,941,112 $485,278
2002 WSOR Janesville - Monroe Rehabilitation   $720,000 $319,542
2002 WRRTC Sauk City Bridge Bridge Stabilization   $480,000 $120,000
2003 WSOR Madison-
Watertown
Option to Buy   $5,200,000  
2003 Southern WI
Grain
Evansville Grain Facility $1,250,000    
2003 Landmark
Coop
Evansville Fertilizer Loadout
and Storage
$585,000    
2003 Didion Mining Cambria Spur Track &
Soybean Facility
$1,660,000    
2003 Farm City
Elevator
Orfordville Grain Facilities $470,220    
2003 United Coop Beaver Dam Spur Track &
Storage
$1,010,000    
2003 Duffy Grain, Inc. Sun Prairie Grain Storage $603,780    
2003 WSOR Milton Jct- Anderson Rehabilitation   $500,000 $125,000
2004 Olson Bros, LLP Oshkosh-
Utica/Algoma
Rail Sidings, Grain Storage, Ethanol Pipeline & Tank $1,700,000    
2004 Futurewood Parkland - Superior Siding & Intermodal Center $775,000    
2004 Southern WI Grain Evansville Grain Facility 
Phase II
$1,550,000    
2004 Burlington Farmer Supply Burlington Grain Facility Expansion $307,738    
2004 Farm City
Elevator
Darien Grain Facility Expansion $555,000    
2004 Duffy Grain, Inc. Sun Prairie Bin & Conveyor $1,105,000    
2004 CINCO J - Riverdale Ag Muscoda Grain Bins $1,005,650    
2004 WSOR Milton Jct - Anderson Rehab Phase II   $979,330 $244,832
2005 WNRR Norma-Rice Lake-Barron Rehabilitation $1,450,000    
2005 Badger Grain Darien Grain Bin $699,110    
2005 Coop Plus Burlington Fall protection system $41,830    
2005 WSOR N. Milwaukee to Hartford Rehabilitation   $2,316,800 $579,200
2005 WSOR Kiel to Saukville Acquisition   $1,728,400 $227,100
2005-06 Escanaba and Lake Superior Crivitz to Wausaukee Rehab Phase 1 $213,741 $1,836,763 $245,450
2006 Agri-Land Coop Ripon Fertilizer shed & rail loadout $382,500    
2006 Renew Energy Jefferson Spur tracks, ethanol storage and loadout $1,900,000    
2006 Landmark Service Coop Evansville Grain storage bin $760,000    
2006 United Ethanol Milton Plant trackage, grain storage and loadouts $2,999,806    
2006 WSOR Slinger to Hartford Rehab Phase 2   $2,164,049 $541,012
2006 WSOR Janesville to Monroe Rehab   $557,014 $139,254
2006 Port of Milwaukee Milwaukee Rehab spur track   $560,000 $140,000
2007 Farm-City Coop Orfordville Grain storage bin $381,883    
2007 Grand River Coop Markesan Spur tracks, grain & fertilizer storage $996,956    
2007 WSOR Southern WI Wireless communications system $2,230,000    
2007 Renew Energy Jefferson Spur track, grain storage & loadout $1,500,000    
2007 Duffy Grain Marshall Grain storage bins $1,195,000    
2007 WSOR Wheeler Pit to Walworth Track Rehab Phase 1   $2,874,818 $718,705
2007 WSOR Janesville, Walworth, Monroe Bridge Rehab   $184,000 $46,000
2007 WSOR Janesville, Walworth, Monroe Bridge Rehab   $776,000 $194,000
2007 WSOR Hartford to Horicon Phase 1A tie and ballast   $383,274 $95,819
2008 Escanaba and Lake Superior Wausaukee to Pembine Rehabilitation $208,819 $1,670,553 $208,819
2008 Badger Grain Darien High speed loading leg $256,119    
2008 Millard Grain Avalon Rail spur $1,034,510    
2008 Amsoil Superior Rail spur $2,154,000    
2008 WSOR System wide Bridge Rehab   $481,800 $120,450
2008 WSOR Wheeler Pit to Walworth Track Rehab Phase II   $3,540,229 $885,057
2008 WSOR Hartford to Horicon Phase 1B tie and ballast   $1,418,194 $354,549
2008 WSOR Plymouth to Kohler Acquisition   $972,251 $22,000
2008 Olsen Bros. Milling Boscobel Rail spur and grain bins $1,850,000    
2009 Specialty Ingredients Watertown Spur track and loading facility $737,700    
2009 Badger Grain Darien Grain storage $911,000    
2009 WSOR Hartford to Horicon Track Rehab Phase II    $4,781,064 $1,195,266
2009 WSOR Madison to Milton Jct. Phase I ties and ballast   $2,849,200 $712,300
2009 WSOR Whitewater, Cross Plains, Brodhead Bridge Rehab   $2,109,816 $527,454
2009 WSOR Whitewater, Cross Plains, Brodhead Bridge Rehab   $1,600,000 $400,000
2009 Rat River Railroad Laona to Cavour Acquisition   $34,423  
2010
WSOR

Milwaukee to Slinger  

Track Rehab Phase II    $1,000,000 $250,000
2010 WSOR Monroe to Janesville Track Rehab Phase II  $416,000 $3,328,000 $416,000
2010 WSOR Madison to Milton Track Rehab Phase II  $500,000 $4,000,000 $500,000
2010 Glacier State Distribution Sussex Transload, side track $1,331,775    
2010 Glacier State Distribution Chippewa Falls Transload, side track $1,689,018    
2010 Polyack Zenda Grain transload facility $2,468,022    
2010 WSOR Janesville Track Acquisition   $4,124,750 $618,689
2010 WSOR Plymouth to Kohler Rehabilitation   $12,000,000 $3,000,000
2011 Millard Grain Avalon Grain bin, conveyor, rail scale $868,970    
2011 Zenda Grain Zenda Grain bin, conveyor, rail scale $1,748,949    
2011 WSOR, WRRTC Madison to Milton Track Rehab Phase IIB $1,195,872 $9,566,974 $1,195,872
2011 WSOR, WRRTC Waukesha realignment Track Rehab   $1,767,623 $441,906
2011 WSOR, WRRTC Bridges Bridge Rehab and Replacement $455,894 $3,647,149 $455,894
2011 WSOR, EWCRC N. Milwaukee to Slinger Track Rehab Phase IIB $1,326,907 $10,615,254 $1,326,907
2012 E&LS Wausaukee to Niagara Track Rehab $636,659 $5,093,269 $636,659
2012 Zenda Grain Zenda 2 grain storage bins $1,500,000    
2012 E&LS Marinette Marine Spur Rehabilitation   $1,367,704 $341,926
2012 WSOR Bridges Bridge Rehab and Replacement $500,000 $4,000,000 $500,000
2012 WSOR Bridge study Engineering Study $220,000 $1,760,000 $220,000
2012 WSOR Saukville to Elkhart Lake Phase 1 Track Rehab - Ties, Crossings, Turnouts $804,286 $6,434,286 $804,286
2013 Landmark Coop Evansville Grain Storage Bin $1,500,000    
2013 Millard Grain Avalon Fertilizer storage tank $610,000    
2013 Zenda Grain Zenda 2 Grain Storage Bins $1,500,000    
2013 WRRTC/UP Madison area Acquisition - Preliminary work   $100,000  
2013 WSOR Fairwater to Markesan Rehab Ties and Rail & Switches   $4,043,705 $1,010,926
2013 WSOR Milton Jct. to Anderson Side Track Construction $218,041 $1,744,324 $218,041
2013 WSOR Janesville to Walworth Rehab Track & Rail & Ties $625,000 $5,000,000 $1,250,000
2013 WSOR System Wide Bridge Rehab and Replacement $500,000 $4,000,000 $500,000
2013 E&LS System Wide Bridge Rehab and Replacement $229,595 $1,836,763 $229,595
2014 WSOR Fitchburg to Oregon Track Rehab - No rail $286,673 $2,293,380 $286,673
2014 Didion Milling Cambria Mainline bypass track, rail scale switch, warehouse addition, loadout facility and a corn unload system upgrade $2,532,831    
2014 Farm City Elevators Zenda Grain Storage Bin  $1,500,000    
2014 Grain Ventures Oconto Falls Grain Storage Bin $820,000    
2014 City of Baraboo Baraboo Rehab Rail Spur   $800,000 $200,000
             
TOTAL $119,829,812   $175,648,109 $31,489,053

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Frank Huntington, frank.huntington@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: November 25, 2013

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