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CSX to announce Johnston County project

CSX announced plans in 2016 to build major container hub near Rocky Mount

Railroad behemoth CSX announced in 2016 it would make Rocky Mount an East Coast hub for shipping and receiving cargo containers. The company will build the Carolina Connector, an “intermodal terminal”. The terminal will draw and reroute containers
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Railroad behemoth CSX announced in 2016 it would make Rocky Mount an East Coast hub for shipping and receiving cargo containers. The company will build the Carolina Connector, an “intermodal terminal”. The terminal will draw and reroute containers

CSX Corp. and Johnston County’s Economic Development Office will hold a media briefing Thursday to talk about a “critical infrastructure project” for Johnston, according to an email from the Raleigh office of APCO Worldwide, a public relations firm.

The railroad company and county agency say the “transformational development would affect eastern Johnston County and surrounding areas.”

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