News / Obama names high speed rail projects to share $8bn

Obama names high speed rail projects to share $8bn

🕔 January 28, 2010

Related Articles

This is probably one of the most expected infrastructure news around the world in the last months.State Awards. (millions $) ProjectsCalifornia 2344»$2.25 b - ROW, construction on CAHSR»$51 m - Surfliner service improvements»$23 m - Capitol service improvements»$20 m - Train improvementsFlorida 1250»$1.25 b - 84 miles of new track between Tampa and OrlandoIllinois 1236.3»$1.102 b - Improvements to Chicago-St. Louis line for 110 mph»$133 m - Station and line enhancements along Chicago-Detroit line»$1.3 m - Planning studyWisconsin 822»$810 m - New stations, implementation of PTC on 80 miles between Milwaukee and Madison$12 m - Minor enhancements between Milwaukee and ChicagoWashington 590»$590 m - Bypass tracks, upgrades for Seattle- Portland lineNorth Carolina 545»$520 m - Improvements to increase travel speeds to 90 mph on Raleigh-Charlotte line»$25 m - Congestion mitigation between Raleigh and RichmondOhio 400»$400 m - Upgrades for rail implementation along 3C corridor between Cleveland and CincinnattiNew York 152»$148 m - Improved tracks between Albany and Buffalo»$3 m - Three miles of new track on Albany- Montréal line»$1 m - Planning studyNortheast 112»$112 m - Engineering work on Balto dwtn tunnel Corridor other work in RI, NJ, MD, and DCVirginia 75»$75 m - Third track along Richmond-DC line between Arkendale and Powell's CreekThe bulk of the money has been allocated to large-scale projects, including high Orlando line, and $2·25bn for California's project to connect Los Angeles to San Francisco at up to 350 km/h.'We're connecting cities that are too close for efficient air travel but - with the highways connecting these cities nearly choked beyond capacity - too far from productive road travel, US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood explained on his blog. 'Cities like S Chicago. We know that people already want to travel between these cities; we're begin making that downtown-to-downtown travel significantly easier, faster, and productive.There you go. This is definetily a big push for the industry. It is already known that PPP models will be used for the lines in California and Florida.Any comments my friends?



League Tables

InfraPPP accepts project & transaction submissions to ensure that the data we have in our databases is accurate.

Download Submission Form  Download Submission Form

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and get in your inbox jobs, news and business opportunities.


Requests for Expression of Interest in Ghana
Oman Power & Water Procurement Company

Follow us on Twitter