Transportation officials: Gateway is ‘most urgent project in America’

Newsday » Officials behind Amtrak’s $13 billion Gateway plan, which includes building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, on Friday said they were confident they’ll get much-needed federal backing for the “most urgent project in America,” despite growing opposition from the Trump administration.

Amtrak Says New York Region’s Rail Projects Could Cost Up to $23.9 Billion

The New York Times »

Amtrak estimates the Gateway program, connecting New York and New Jersey, could cost $23.9 billion. The project includes construction of a new tunnel under the Hudson River, renovation of the existing 100 year old tunnel, rail station expansions, and rail bridge replacements. The project would be overseen by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and financed by state and federal funds.

 

2016-11-17T17:29:25-08:00January 20th, 2016|New Jersey, New York, Public-Private Partnerships, Rail, Roads|
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