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Halt of ARC tunnel project sparks debate about diverting funds

Posted on September 28, 2010

When New Jersey Governor Christie suspended new work on the$8.7 billion Access to the Region's Core rail tunnel to New York — which would be the first new rail tunnel built under the Hudson River in nearly 100 years — sparked speculation that he was considering abandoning the project in order to use the money to replenish the drained Transportation Trust Fund. But, reported njspotlight.com, experts agree that canceling the tunnel would buy Christie and the legislature no more than a one- or two-year fix for the depleted Transportation Trust Fund. To read the full story, click here.

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