Two Washington County rail projects getting PennDOT grants

The state Department of Transportation is awarding grants for 26 rail freight improvement projects, including two in Washington County.

Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway will receive a $1.1 million grant to help repair structural damage and drainage issues in State Tunnel. And National Lime and Stone is to get a $249,900 grant assist in the construction of new tracks for a rail-truck transload facility.