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Weed Controlling Spraying on Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Corridors

Weed Spraying Along RR Tracks Week of August 11, 2014

posted August 11, 2014 8:34 AM

Wisconsin & Southern Railroad will perform routine weed control spraying along two railroad corridors in Madison the week of August 11, 2014. 

The segments are Olin Ave. in Madison to Perry Parkway, Oregon; and Junction A at St. Paul Ave. in Madison to Watertown.  

For more information, please visit WSOR's web site,

About Weed Control spraying on railroad property

The Wisconsin & Southern Railroad conducts weed and brush control spraying along the tracks two times a year, generally in spring and fall.  The application is performed by the railroad company to control weeds, promote effective drainage, improve safety for railroad workers and protect and extend the life of the railroad. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about weed spraying?  The Wisconsin & Southern Railroad has prepared a FAQ Sheet