The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and NJ TRANSIT are jointly preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the 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 resiliency of the NEC. The EIS is being prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). NJ TRANSIT and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) are joint lead local agencies in the development of the EIS. FRA is coordinating compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (Section 106) with the NEPA process.
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. The Project would consist of construction of a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, including railroad infrastructure in New Jersey and New York connecting the new rail tunnel to the existing NEC and rehabilitation of the existing NEC tunnel beneath the Hudson River.
|Ms. Amishi Castelli, Ph.D.
Environmental Protection Specialist
USDOT Federal Railroad Administration
One Bowling Green, Suite 429
New York, NY 10004
|Mr. RJ Palladino, AICP, PP
Senior Program Manager
NJ TRANSIT Capital Planning
One Penn Plaza East - 8th Floor
Newark, NJ 07105
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