NJ Transit


Walsh Construction Presses Forward On Long Slip Fill, Rail Enhancement Project

Construction of Phase One of NJ TRANSIT's Long Slip Fill and Rail Enhancement, or "Long Slip," project is making steady progress as crews from Walsh Construction Company are working in an area with active rail operations....


Plan to Rehab Tunnel from N.J. into NYC Sparks Skepticism

Repairing an existing rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River while constructing another tunnel could hasten a long-standing project to increase capacity between New Jersey and New York City. But it requires "pre-construction activities" to be "undertaken immediately and expedited to completion," a new report suggests....


New Jersey Transit Unveils $17B Capital Plan, 10-Year Vision

Hoping to alleviate chronic problems with congestion, aging infrastructure and damage from Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Transit is moving forward with a five-year, $17-billion capital plan and a first-time 10-year strategic plan — despite a $6-billion funding gap and lost revenue due to the pandemic....


NJ Transit Approves Financing Agreement for New Portal Bridge

The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved a financing agreement with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) which provides up to $600 million toward the construction of a new Portal Bridge....


N.J. Lawmakers OK $400M Funding for Road, Bridge Work

State lawmakers have approved spending an extra $400 million for transportation projects. The Democrat-led Assembly passed the supplemental appropriation on March 22. Republican Gov. Chris Christie had requested the extra spending last month in his annual budget address....


Amtrak Spends Billions Tunneling Under Hudson River

Construction activities in New York City will last for seven years as Amtrak builds its multibillion-dollar train tunnel underneath the Hudson River, an official said late Feb. 21, disclosing how long disruptions will likely last in a part of Manhattan already jammed up by massive real estate development....


Replacement of Sandy-Damaged Rail Bridge Moving Ahead

The lasting effects of Superstorm Sandy continue to wash across New Jersey, evident on a century-old railroad bridge that nearly became a casualty of the ferocious October 2012 onslaught. The storm surge from the Atlantic Ocean up into the Raritan Bay pushed a barge into the bridge, dislodging the deck and moving several steel girders that weigh several tons apiece....






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