Freight shipment center planned for Valleyfield
A big investment announcement today concerning Quebec.
American rail-freight operator CSX Corporration has taken the wraps off a 93.3-million dollar project to build a shipment centre in Valleyfield.
It's a total investment of over 107-million dollars.
The province and the municipality are said to be kicking in more than 21-million dollars.
Construction of the 36-hectare intermodal terminal is scheduled to begin this spring, will last two years or so, and it's expected 600 temporary jobs will be created.
It's reported about half will be permanent positions.