Intermodal center ready to start shipping


November 23, 2022

Scott Swanson

Roger Nyquist, Linn County Commission chair, shows a unit where trucks can recharge their refrigerated containers.

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...

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