Metro Magazine

Security and Safety

Hudson River Tunnel Project Lands $11B in Fed Grants, Financing

When the new tunnel and the rehabilitated tunnel open, estimated by 2038, the project will provide four modern rail tunnels for Amtrak and NJ Transit trains. - USDOT

The Hudson Tunnel Project encompasses a range of components, including a new double-track tunnel between the Bergen Palisades in New Jersey and Manhattan in New York City, rehabilitating the North River Tunnel damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, and creating a concrete casing at Hudson Yards to allow the new tunnel to connect to New York-Penn Station.

SEPTA Breaks Ground on New Accessibility Project

United States Department of Transportation officials announced that the Erie Station ADA Project is the first station accessibility project in the nation to advance to construction with funding...

When completed, the $38 million project will make Erie Station fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Work includes the installation of a new elevator from street level to the station mezzanine and new elevators from the mezzanine to the northbound and southbound platforms.

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