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Industrial Park Research Provides Insight into Transportation Future

Increased oil production in the Bakken formation and Alberta oil sands has added an increase in demand for reliable and safe methods of product transportation. KLJ was hired by Big Sky Economic Development Group to study the feasibility, economic impact and potential implementation of an industrial park in Yellowstone County, Montana.

The industrial park facility would provide not only local business with more effective means of transportation, but would create transportation incentives for any businesses wishing to compete globally. The planning study focuses on constructing a transloading center which would increase the diversification of goods shipped and provide outlets to other means of travel, ultimately increasing rail capacity for additional shipments.

KLJ conducted a detailed freight analysis of a 100-mile radius around Billings, MT and provided a wide view of different products being shipped and transported through the Billings area. The geographic location of the Billings area makes it ideal for rail, truck and air methods of transportation while increasing the need for transloading facilities to allocate rail capacity towards alternative shipments.

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