Union Pacific Donation Helps Fund Centennial Mall Revitalization in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Union Pacific Donation Helps Fund Centennial Mall Revitalization in Lincoln, Nebraska

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Monday, March 25, 2013 - 3:00pm

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March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific donated $500,000 toward the Nebraska Centennial Mall revitalization project during a ceremony held at the State Capitol Rotunda.

Union Pacific's donation was part of an effort to raise $9.6 million to create a new interactive educational system that will allow visitors to access in-depth information about historical sites, notable citizens and industries while touring Centennial Mall. The new system will be driven by QR (quick response) technology.

Funds also will be used to renovate the mall's "Spirit of Nebraska" pathway a series of granite and bronze tiles placed along the twin walkways that run seven blocks between the Nebraska State Capitol and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tiles recognize famous Nebraskans or individuals, organizations and businesses.

The project currently is 75 percent funded. The goal is to have the new Nebraska Centennial Mall built in time for the Nebraska Sesquicentennial in 2017.

 

About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2012, Union Pacific invested $18 billion in its network and operations to support America’s transportation infrastructure, including a record $3.7 billion in 2012. The railroad’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

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Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Centennial Mall | Donations | Nebraska | Positive Change | Railroad | csr | revitalization | sustainability | union pacific

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