North Carolina DOT

The Sherwin-Williams expansion project includes a 36,000-square-foot extension of its existing 200,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Statesville, N.C.; four new rail spurs to be used by NS; and a new 800,000-square-foot distribution and fleet transportation center.

For Sherwin-Williams, $300MM N.C. Facility Expansion

The Sherwin-Williams Company will invest a minimum of $300 million to expand its architectural paint and coatings manufacturing facility and establish a larger distribution center in Statesville, N.C.; Norfolk Southern serves the location.

FTA Awards $6.2MM in TOD Grants

Nine projects—seven rail-specific—will share $6.2 million in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants through the Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning.

Carolina Connector groundbreaking ceremony held

Representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT), CSX Corp. and the Carolinas Gateway Partnership recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal transportation facility.

RPS supplies BATS to NCDOT, appoints M&S director

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has awarded Fullerton, Calif.-based Rail Propulsion Systems (RPS) a contract for a second Blended After Treatment System (BATS) to retrofit its fleet of EMD F59PH diesel-electric passenger locomotives.