On October 30, 2020, the Surface Transportation Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in Docket No. The Uinta Basin Railway will encompass approximately 80 route-miles, and interchange with Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF near Soldier Summit, Utah. Uinta Basin Railway still in the works 4639 views . Shoulders will be modified to It is also a geologic structural basin in eastern Utah, east of the Wasatch Mountains and south of the Uinta Mountains. Once built, UB Rlwy would be operated by Rio Grande Pacific regional frei Reply; samfp1943. The proposed Uinta Basin Railway to be constructed in Utah now has a recommended route. The UP doesn't want to sell to anybody and this pie in the sky Uintah basin scheme is just a UP pretext to not sell. Uinta Basin Railway ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT!(!(!(!(!(!(! This is the first I've heard of the Unitah Basin Railway, which could be 50-100 miles in length depending upon what route is selected. In order for the print function to work, Internet Explorer or Firefox web browsers need to be used For more property information please visit the Uintah County Recorder s Office.For a larger map please click hereDisclaimer The Uintah County Community Development Department presents the information on this web site as a service to the public. The new railway will bring about a line proposed by the coalition to connect the Uinta Basin’s various industries to the national rail network, according to a May 10 statement from the coalition.  Located just outside Vernal, the Vernal-Uintah County Airport provides daily scheduled air service to Denver, Colorado. We petition The Seven County Infrastructure Coalition (SCIC), The Permanent Community Impact Fund Board (CIB), the Federal Surface Transportation Board (STB), the State of Utah, and others to whom it concerns to reconsider and reject the Indian Canyon and Wells Draw proposed routes for the Uinta Basin Railway … Past attempts to bring the railroad to the Uintah Basin have failed. The Uintah Basin, also spelled Uinta Basin, is a physiographic section of the larger Colorado Plateaus province, which in turn is part of the larger Intermontane Plateaus physiographic division. The Six County Infrastructure Coalition was formed in 2014 in an effort to promote cooperative regional planning, increase economic opportunities and to implement sustainable infrastructure projects. Uinta Railway N/A Duchesne, UT 84021 Inquiry Number: 6036633.1s April 14, 2020. Drexel Hamilton Infrastructure Partners issued a press release on Tuesday announcing an agreement with Utah’s Seven County Infrastructure Coalition to advance the Uinta Basin Railway which will serve multiple industries of northeast Utah’s Uinta Basin. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 22, 2019. As of 2000 the population was 25,224 and by 2009 was estimated at 31,536. Vernal Chamber of Commerce Uinta Basin Railway Draft Environmental Impact Statement R-3 October 2020 Map ID Project Name Description Status/Timing 7 Myton Main Street, Duchesne County (UDOT 2019d) The project will reconstruct the existing roadway by milling existing asphalt surface and replacing with 4-inch surface course. The proposed Uinta Basin Railway oil train would increase production of oil from the Uinta Basin by between 225,000 and 350,000 barrels of oil per day. The coalition’s consultants will provide details on the proposed Uinta Basin Railway on Thursday at an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Independence High School in Provo. More Uinta Basin Drilling Permits Uinta Basin … By Railfan & Railroad Staff. Salt Lake City—The Utah Rail PassengersAssociation CANNOT support the Uinta Basin Railway AS PRESENTLY PROPOSED.It is evident that the Seven County Infrastructure Coalition has myopically focused a billion-dollar rail proposal to serve a single industry. Surface Transportation Board late last week. A map in the Surface Transportation Board's draft environmental impact statement shows possible routes for the Uinta Basin Railway. The concept of a rail from the Uinta Basin has been studied numerous times in recent decades (URS Engineers in 1981, Uintah Engineering and Land Surveying in 1995, DMJM Harris in 2001, and UDOT in 2015). It is also a geologic structural basin in eastern Utah, east of the Wasatch Mountains and south of the Uinta Mountains. Uinta Basin Railway. 36 replies.  It is also a geologic structural basin in eastern Utah, east of the Wasatch Mountains and south of the Uinta Mountains. Bringing Rail To The Uinta Basin. ### Its county seat and largest city is Vernal. FD 36284 for the proposed Uinta Basin Railway in Carbon, Duchesne, Uintah, and Utah Counties, Utah. #1 Uinta Basin Unclassified Updated: 2020-03-29 The Uinta Basin is a physiographic section of the larger Colorado Plateaus province, which in turn is part of the larger Intermontane Plateaus physiographic division. October 30, 2020 | Draft Environmental Impact Statement Issued for the Proposed Uinta Basin Railway in Carbon, Duchesne, Uintah, and Utah Counties, Utah October 28, 2020 | Surface Transportation Board Monitoring Impacts of Hurricane Zeta The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Office of Environmental Analysis has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) recommending the 88-mile Whitmore Park Alternative. 2, p. 8–9), appropriate sites for disposal/reuse of water, development of systems to manage the produced water streams, and differing challenges for gas versus oil producers.