Governor Will Attend Intermodal Groundbreaking

Double-stacking containers

Florida Governor Rick Scott will join Winter Haven Mayor J. P. Powell; Tony Reck, Chairman and CEO of Evansville Wester Railway and Michael Ward, Chairman and CEO of CSX Transportation for the ceremonial groundbreaking beginning construction of the Winter Haven Intermodal Rail Terminal.

The event takes place tomorrow, Thursday, November 8, 2012. The long-awaited start for this major economic engine will feature the traditional digging of dirt as well as a representative example of a CSX intermodal train with double-stacked containers. Ceremonies will begin promptly at 11 a.m.

The event will take place at the Evensville Western Intermodal Terminal Site at the intersection of SR – 60 and Pollard Road. Travel north from 60 on Pollard Road and follow the signs.

Aerial view of the Evansville Western site preparation as of September 2012. View is looking north. City of Winter Haven is at extreme upper portion of photo.

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