DISCARDED RAILROAD TIES IN SOUTH FLORIDA | WPBF 25 INVESTIGATES

Publish Date: 
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 7:30am

PEOPLE IN PALM BEACH AND MARTIN COUNTY ARE OUTRAGED OVER PILES OF DISCARDED RAILROAD TRASH LITTERED ACROSS THEIR COMMUNITIES. This trash consists of old concrete railroad ties that were replaced in April of 2017.

Residents have sent messages to the Florida East Coast Railway executives, the Federal Railroad Administration. When they emailed the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), they received a reply that the "old concrete and wooden ties will lie on our property until a contractor removes them."

"It is like they don't care about our community," Hobe Sound resident Barbara Loomis states. "This is such a nice wonderful community and they seem rather flip about it."

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Original Article written by Gianna Caserta of ABC WPBF 25 News.