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2/16/2012 Project Update
Passenger Rail Article
Metro-North completes $37.4 million Cortland Station project
Yesterday, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
, MTA Metro-North Railroad
, state and local officials marked the completion of the Cortland Station expansion project.
The project included an overpass extension that ties the original station east of the tracks with a new entrance on the west side off of Route 9A, as well as the addition of an elevator, parking, walkway intersection and intermodal facilities.
“This project assures that Metro-North is ready for the ridership growth that is sure to continue as the regional economy recovers,” MTA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Lhota said in a prepared statement.
The $34.7 million project was funded by the Federal Highway Administration’s Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality program, the Federal Transit Administration
, New York State Department of Transportation
and Metro-North Railroad.
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