Business & economy

Nyssa rail reload center on its way to becoming reality

NYSSA – Jim Maret was doing a little repair work on his house Friday when he paused to reflect on prospects of a new rail reload center north of town.

The project – which gained approval from the Oregon Transportation Commission July 18 – is one Maret has worked on for the past year.

The decision by the commission to support the $26 million project means Nyssa will get a big economic shot in the arm, said Maret.

“It is huge for us – a game-changer for Nyssa,” said Maret.

The commission . . .