Marked Tree officials waiting for approval for railroad spur

MARKED TREE, AR (KAIT) - Marked Tree officials are trying to install a railroad spur leading into the Awesome Products Plant.

According to Mayor Wayne Nichols, the city is currently waiting on the Highway Department to approve the railroad crossing leading into the plant.

Nichols said Burlington Northern, which owns the railway, is also trying to obtain more land from the city for a right of way.

Nichols said he's not sure when construction will end so the plant can start operating.

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