After dropping a three-year court docket battle involving a proposed asphalt and concrete plant close to U.S. 34 in western Weld County, Martin Marietta Supplies has discovered a approach to function the $20 million plant.
Step one concerned shopping for railroad firm Rock & Rail LLC. The second concerned leasing its newly constructed however non-operational facility at U.S. 34 and Weld County Highway 13 to Rock & Rail for $10.
Now, Rock & Rail is citing federal legislation associated to railroad corporations saying it needn’t undergo county commissioners once more. It would merely start operations inside a month, and in a letter despatched to commissioners Tuesday, the corporate says, primarily, there’s nothing anybody can do about it.
Martin Marietta Supplies purchased Rock & Rail in December 2015, a couple of months after neighbors took authorized motion to cease the plant after commissioners unanimously authorized it.
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