Rail repairs planned for freight Line between Newyork and North Jersey
Rail repairs planned
A ten-mile stretch of railroad track that is used to haul freight across North Jersey and New York is set to undergo repair.
DofT grant approved
An $875,000 grant approved by the Department of Transportation will fund the replacement of railroad ties and the renewal of timber at four bridges. The grant is one of 25 that has been distributed to infrastructure projects throughout New Jersey.
The high priority upgrade is part of a continued modernisation of the line which has seen its railroad ties surpass their expected 30-year lifetime.
The line, which is parallel to Route 23, is used to transport all means of goods. Repairs are set to begin in the spring with work due to last a few weeks.