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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: FY 18 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grant Program
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Railroad Administration
Project Name/Number: Wilmington NC Rail Realignment Project
Award Recipient City of Wilmington
City/Country/State , NC
Place of Performance Wilmington, NC
State Congressional District 7
Entitle Amount $ 0.00
Discretionary Amount $ 2,000,000.00
Total Grant Amount $ 2,000,000.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number George Riccardo, 202-493-0668

Description:
Wilmington NC Rail Realignment Project. Quote from Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao for possible use in your media outreach: “These investments in intercity passenger and freight rail will benefit surrounding communities, make grade crossings safer and improve service reliability,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.


Completes preliminary engineering and federal environmental review for a long-term proposal to move freight rail from the city’s urban core to a new rail bypass and bridge across the Cape Fear River to eliminate 32 grade crossings.




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