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Access to the Region's Core (ARC) Professional Services for Final Design and Construction of Tonnelle Avenue underpass

Recovery Projects (ARRA)

Project Scope
The ARC involves the construction of a new trans-Hudson commuter rail tunnel from northern New Jersey to a new station under 34th Street in Manhattan. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds are being used to fund professional services expenses during final design as well as the first construction contract for the construction of a Tonnelle Avenue underpass at the New Jersey tunnel portal. The Federal Transit Administration approved ARC into final design on January 27, 2009. ARRA funds are being used for preliminary engineering, construction management and project management costs during final design.
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Project Cost
Professional Services During Final Design: $220 million ($110 million funded by the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act of 2009).
Tonnelle Avenue Overpass Construction: $30.296 million ($20 million funded by the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act of 2009).

NJ TRANSIT Department of Capital Planning and Programs
July 2009