Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Railroad Track Relocation

Sacramento railroad track relocation project (click to enlarge)

This project is relocating and realign about 2.3 miles of Union Pacific railroad track to make room for an expanded Sacramento Valley Station, which will be turned into an intermodal hub that will handle Amtrak and Capitol Corridor service as well as light rail and bus services. The cost to relocate the track is $45 million and paid for by both The Department of Transportation that won $20 million in federal stimulus money and more than $25 million in state Proposition 1B money.

The track relocation project began in April of last year is estimated to be completed in December 2012.

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