Industrial park RR spur underway, construction crews prep for historic step

A construction crew gathers Thursday on the north side of U.S. Highway 90, where work is underway to construct a rail spur connecting the North Florida Mega Industrial Park to cities throughout the region. A stack of railing is visible in the back left. The project has been years in the making, with county officials frequently vowing it will pave the way for major economic growth in the community. (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter)
The future is on rails, Columbia County officials say, and construction crews have begun working on the railroad all the livelong day.  Years in the making, the project to build a rail spur at the…

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