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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN MONDAY ON MT. ARLINGTON STATION

NJ TRANSIT, Rep. Frelinghuysen break ground on project to reduce congestion on busy I-80 corridor

June 9, 2006
NJT-06-081
Contact: Dan Stessel 973-491-7078

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen and NJ TRANSIT Executive Director George D. Warrington will join Mount Arlington Mayor Arthur R. Ondish on Monday, June 12 at 10 a.m. to break ground on the future Mount Arlington Rail Station. With nearly 300 parking spaces located at the Howard Blvd. Interchange, the future station is expected to reduce congestion on the busy I-80 corridor by giving commuters the ability to leave their cars in favor of rail service.

A speaking program featuring Congressman Frelinghuysen will begin at 10 a.m.

WHO: U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Mt. Arlington Mayor Arthur R. Ondish and NJ TRANSIT Executive Director George D. Warrington

WHAT: Ground breaking for the future Mount Arlington Rail Station

WHEN: Monday, June 12, 2006 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Future site of Mount Arlington Rail Station

Howard Blvd. Interchange, Route 80, Mount Arlington, N.J.

DIRECTIONS

Take I-80 West to Exit 30 (Howard Blvd.)

Turn LEFT from exit ramp, go beneath I-80

Turn LEFT at first traffic light into existing park & ride lot

Event site will be near the hillside leading up to the tracks