Intermodal center ready to start shipping
November 23, 2022
Roger Nyquist drove down a newly paved strip of asphalt paralleling Interstate 5 just north of Albany last week, pointing out a row of railroad tracks running alongside the freeway.
Nyquist, chair of the Linn County Board of Commissioners, was taking a reporter on a tour of the new Mid-Willamette Valley Intermodal Center, located at 3251 Old Salem Road NE, near Millersburg City Hall and almost directly across from Weyerhaeuser's Albany Distribution Center.
A Union Pacific train had just rumbled past on one of a pair of newly constructed parallel tracks positioned between the freeway...