Cache valley transit agency buys land for depot

NORTH LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The Cache Valley Transit District has bought land in North Logan for a $40 million shop.The transit agency says it bought 17 acres for nearly $3 million with help from a congressional earmark funded by outgoing U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett and U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop.The agency plans to seek more federal funding to build a 210,000-square-foot office, maintenance shop and storage facility.The transit agency’s general manager, Todd Beutler, says the new building will be able to hold buses in the dead of winter, making it easier to fire them up.The Cache Valley Transit District has 20 buses with five more on the way and it has to park the vehicles outdoors.The new garage is planned for the Eagle Creek Business Park off U.S. Highway 91.

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