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69TH STREET GRADE SEPARATION

Project Scope:

The project requires the design and construction of a bridge to grade separate 69th Street in North Bergen from CSX and NYS&W freight railroads and future rail passenger service.  Project will include, a new four span bridge with retained fill approaches; raising West Side Ave. approximately five feet; utility relocations; property acquisitions and easements; and, infrastructure changes.

 

Project Cost:

Approximately $65,000,000.

 

Schedule:

Anticipated completion – Summer 2012

 

Benefits:

Separating current freight service and potential passenger rail service from auto traffic, facilitates operations and creates a safer environment for motorists.  It can also eliminate the need for grade crossings in a community and the resulting traffic impacts.