Deerfield railyard eyed for salt storage facility

15 Feb 13 Feb, 2017

A proposed 30,578-square-foot salt storage facility in East Deerfield is making its way through the town government’s permit approval process. The project’s applicant is Salt City Inc., which owns a separate storage facility in Westfield. If approved, the facility will be built on about 104 acres of commercially zoned land at 100 Railroad Yard Road owned by Pan Am Southern LLC, near the Connecticut River and McClelland Farm Road. The storage facility is outlined to be 47 feet high-12 feet higher than zoning limits of 35 feet-requiring a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals.

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