2018/2019: Received $150,000 from the Washington Legislature through the Washington State Department of Transportation's Rail Division to replace Bridge 20. Additional funding is needed for this project, which is planned to be complete by June 2019.
2018: Received $400,000 from the Freight Rail Assistance Program, with a local match of $100,000, for track improvements to the first three miles of the railroad. The grant will replace some of the heavily worn 85-pound rail with new 115-pound rail, which will improve safety and track reliability. At specific locations, the grant will address clearance and drainage issues and replace selected railroad crossties.
2017: Received $72,000 from Clark County General Fund to repair the rock tunnel near Mile Post 24. A December 2016 inspection found excessive cracks and delamination in the tunnel.
2016/2017: Received $300,000 from the Washington Legislature through the Washington State Department of Transportation's Rail Division for design work to replace Bridge 12, a timber trestle bridge near the The Cedars On Salmon Creek golf course that is about 75 years old.
2016/2017: Received $30,000 from Clark County General Fund to install emergency notification signs at public crossings.
Business outreach – Clark County is conducting outreach to businesses along the rail line, as well as those not along the rail line. The goal is to maintain and expand business in Clark County for economic development.
Washington Legislature – State Rep Liz Pike, R-Camas, has requested $2.5 million for permitting and replacing Bridge 12. The Legislature already has provided $300,000 for design work. Since 2000, the bridge has required replacement of timber elements almost yearly.
Legislative activity – A "Rail Day" is held in Olympia at the beginning of sessions to update state lawmakers.