Gateway Tunnel project gets green light from Biden administration – CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –There is big news for the long-delayed New York City-New Jersey walkway tunnel project.
He got the green light from the Biden administration.
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New tunnels would allow twice as many Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT trains to travel under the Hudson River.
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The publication on Friday of an environmental impact study and decision report allows authorities to draft a financing plan for the $ 11 billion project.
“This long-awaited milestone brings us much closer to the start of critical work to build the new Hudson Tunnel,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “Today’s action is a key step towards building a rail infrastructure that will be reliable for decades to come.”
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“The Gateway program is the most critical infrastructure project for our national economy and thanks to the able leadership of President Biden, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and our federal partners, today we are taking one more step to take move this project forward, “Gov,” said Andrew Cuomo. “The president and his team have been staunch champions of New York from day one, and by now it should be clear to all Americans that this administration is serious about implementing the vision behind its bold agenda. infrastructure.