Amtrak Secures Additional Funding For Susquehanna River Rail Bridge
HAVRE DE GRACE - Amtrak has requested approximately $7.3 billion in funding from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for planned projects within the Northeast Corridor to upgrade essential infrastructure, enhance stations, and broaden Amtrak's service offerings.
The funds sought would enable the commencement of construction on various significant backlogged projects. In anticipation of the start of major construction, Amtrak and its associates have been progressing these projects through the design and engineering stages.
The Susquehanna River Rail Bridge is among the projects set to receive additional funding, paving the way for construction to begin on the long-promised crossing.
The funding applications were submitted via the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Program (FSP-NEC Program).
Funded Projects Include:
- B&P Tunnel Replacement (Frederick Douglass Tunnel) Program
- East River Tunnel Rehabilitation Project
- Susquehanna River Rail Bridge Project
- Connecticut River Bridge Replacement Project
- Springfield Line: Connecticut River Bridge Replacement Project
- Bush River Bridge Replacement Program
- Gunpowder River Bridge Replacement Program
- Pelham Bay Bridge Replacement Project
- Infrastructure Renewal and Speed Improvement Program (Washington, DC to New Jersey)
- New Haven to Providence Capacity Planning Study
- Baltimore Penn Station: Master Plan
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