$32 Million Grain Terminal Opens for Business at Britton
BRITTON, S.D. (AP) — A $32 million grain terminal has opened for business at Britton.
A grand opening celebration was held Monday for the Wheaton Dumont Britton Grain Terminal, with Gov. Dennis Daugaard on hand.
Construction of the facility began in April 2015, a few months after Daugaard announced $11.5 million in upgrades to the state-owned rail line serving the elevator. The upgrades should be complete this month.
The new terminal can hold up to 7 million bushels of grain and is capable of loading 120-car trains. It will be serviced by both Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway.
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