Trump trying to block funding for Gateway Tunnel project | NJ.com
Mar 02, 2018 · WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is trying to block federal funding for the Gateway Tunnel project even though the House has already allocated $900 million for it, according to a published report. The Washington Post said Trump has pushed House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to keep the funding for ...read more
Chao, lawmakers tangle over Hudson River rail tunnel project ...
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is acknowledging that President Donald Trump has asked Speaker Paul Ryan to block funding for a multi-billion dollar railway tunnel project that's a top priority of the Senate's top Democrat.read more
Trump Seeks to Block Gateway Railroad Tunnel to New York ...
Mar 05, 2018 · How Trump's Hudson Tunnel Feud Threatens the National Economy. Chao had sometimes-heated exchanges with New York and New Jersey representatives during the hearing over the Gateway program.read more
Trump Admin Slams NY-NJ Proposal to Fund Gateway Tunnel Project
A funding announcement by New York and New Jersey for the Gateway tunnel project is being written off as "entirely unserious" by administration officials.read more
Trump pulls brakes on $13B Obama-backed rail-tunnel plan ...
Dec 30, 2017 · An Obama-era plan to have the federal government finance half of a $13 billion rail tunnel project ran into a red light Friday from the Trump administration. The plan, proposed under President Barack Obama in 2015, includes revitalizing a deteriorating Amtrak tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York ...read more
Trump's infrastructure plan doesn't favor Gateway tunnel ...
WASHINGTON — President Trump's infrastructure plan calls for $200 billion in new spending, a speedy permitting process and a rural investment fund, but won't give any special preference to the Gateway tunnel project — a top priority for New York and New Jersey. "While we certainly aren't ...read more
Interstate 78 in New York - Wikipedia
Interstate 78 (I-78) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs from Union Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, to New York City.The portion of I-78 within the U.S. state of New York is just 0.90 miles (1.45 km) long as it crosses the Hudson River from New Jersey via the Holland Tunnel and ends at the exit rotary in Lower Manhattan.read more
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U.S. says New York, New Jersey must pay more for 'Gateway ...
New York and New Jersey must shoulder more of the costs to build a transportation tunnel under the Hudson River, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Tuesday while confirming that the Trump administration was opposed to Congress financing the project.read more
Trump's New York Tunnel War Shows Pitfalls of Infrastructure ...
Feb 07, 2018 · The Gateway project includes a new $13 billion tunnel with two tracks that would supplement a decaying, century-old tunnel that's failing because of its age and saltwater flooding from Hurricane Sandy in 2012.read more
Feds deal major blow to Gateway tunnel project | NJ.com
Dec 29, 2017 · A crucial infrastructure deal to fund a multi-billion-dollar rail tunnel under the Hudson River suffered a major setback Friday, after the Trump Administration announced the project relied on a "non-existent" agreement to secure federal funding. The tunnel is part of the larger Gateway Project and ...read more
Omnibus Showdown: Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto if ...
President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the mega-omnibus spending bill barreling its way through Congress ahead of the March 23 government funding deadline if it contains a pork pet project for New York and New Jersey that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, wants in the bill.read more
Hudson Tunnel Project - FAQs
Hudson Tunnel Project. The Project is intended to preserve the current functionality of the Northeast Corridor's (NEC) Hudson River rail crossing between New Jersey and New York and strengthen the resilience of the NEC.read more
Merseylink | The Mersey Gateway Project
The Merseylink consortium was appointed as the project company to design, build, finance and operate the Mersey Gateway Project in March 2014.read more
In January 2018 the Gateway Program Development Corporation published its first annual report, recapping the significant progress achieved in the organization's first year of incorporation and outlining a vision for delivery of the most urgent infrastructure project in America.read more
Explainer: Why Hudson River Tunnels Are So Badly Needed and ...
The $24 billion project to build two new rail tunnels under the Hudson River and improve related infrastructure on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor is slowly moving ahead.read more
Exclusive: New York City train tunnel project could tie up ...
Traffic jams could afflict New York City's heavily traveled West Side Highway for three years as a multibillion-dollar train tunnel is built under the Hudson River, draft proposals obtained by Reuters show, feeding concern about an area already disrupted by massive real estate development.read more
New York City Train Tunnel Project Could Be a 3 ... - Newsweek
Traffic jams could afflict New York City's heavily traveled West Side Highway for three years as a multibillion-dollar train tunnel is built under the Hudson River, draft proposals obtained by Reuters show, feeding concern about an area already disrupted by massive real estate ...read more
News & Events | WPI
WPI's Pavement Research Lab is featured in WCVB's Cutting Edge Segment. Reporter Mike Wankum, takes a look at what researchers are doing to find a better, stronger mix of pavement materials to stand up to the environment and heavy truck loads.read more
Feds being bullied into funding Gateway Project, they say
WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said her department is being bullied to reconsider federal funding of the Gateway Rail project. During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal asked Chao if she ...read more
Gateway tunnel - The New York Times
Sep 06, 2017 · The Gateway Tunnel project near 31 Street between 10th and 11th Avenues in Manhattan in July. Top officials from New York and New Jersey are expected to meet with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the project.read more
Cost of Hudson Tunnel Project Could Hit Nearly $13 Billion ...
Jul 05, 2017 · Building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River and fixing the existing one could cost nearly $13 billion — a steep increase over an earlier estimate of $7.7 billion, according to a report released on Thursday. Transit officials are proceeding with planning for the project, which would improve a ...read more
About the Program - Gateway Program
November 2015 – The Governors of New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. Senators from both states announce a framework for advancing the Gateway Program. March 2016 – Port Authority Board authorizes up to $35 million for Tunnel's preliminary engineering (in addition to Amtrak commitment of up to $35 million).read more
Trump calls on GOP leaders to reject Gateway tunnel project ...
Mar 01, 2018 · President Trump actively campaigned against a stalled rail tunnel linking New York and New Jersey, reaching out to Republican leaders personally to cut the project from a massive spending plan coming up for a vote this week, according to a report. The $30 billion "Gateway Project" would build ...read more
Trump pressuring GOP to withhold federal funds for Gateway ...
President Trump wants no federal funding for a long-delayed new rail tunnel joining New Jersey and Manhattan — and is urging congressional Republicans to snub the project in the upcoming omnibus spending bill, according to a report.read more