DEKOVEN, KENTUCKY, U.S. — Union County Grain Company, Inc. announced on Oct. 30 it will build a new grain elevator and river terminal in Dekoven, Kentucky, near the Ohio river, according to the Henderson Gleaner.

The new 1.2-million-bushel elevator, which will primarily handle corn and soybeans, will consist of dual 24,000 bushels-per-hour dumps as well as 65,000-bushels-per-hour load capacity, the newspaper said.

It said the river terminal will be connected to the storage facility by a 42-inch belt line and consists of dual 65,000 bushels-per-hour truck dumps, and barge offloading capabilities of several different commodities.

The new elevator and river terminal are scheduled to become operational by the fall of 2019.