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Hudson River Tunnel Construction Start Targeted For 2023

November 18, 2021

Via: ENR

The long-awaited expansion and upgrade of the century-plus-old Hudson River rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey is “taking big steps” toward getting underway in two years, said a leader of the agency that will oversee the estimated $11.6 billion project.

Speaking Nov. 16 at a Gateway Development Commission meeting, co-chair Balpreet Grewal-Virk credited a productive relationship with the Biden administration and the recently enacted federal infrastructure bill’s $30-billion allocation for Northeast Corridor rail upgrades in her forecast of a 2023 construction start on a major regional transportation project that languished for four years under the Trump Administration.

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