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UP budgets $2.5 million for Wisconsin projects

Union Pacific Railroad will spend $2.5 million this year on infrastructure projects in Wisconsin.

Planned capital expenditures include $265,000 to maintain track and $2 million to maintain bridges in the state, according to a UP press release.

Key investments will include $721,000 to install a new bridge near Lowell, and $500,000 to install a new bridge near the village of Wilson.

This year's expenditure in Wisconsin is part of UP's ongoing infrastructure investment strategy. From 2012 to 2016, UP spent more than $75 million to strengthen its transportation infrastructure in the state.

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