RTA kicks off $6.4 million track upgrade

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

CLEVELAND- The RTA has kicked off a $6.4 million track upgrade as part of National Infrastructure Week.

The Greater Regional Transit Authority (RTA) invited members of the community and media to a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for the Red Line West Track Rehabilitation project, which extends from the West Park Station to the Airport Tunnel.

RTA says this is the final project of a multi-year, $38 million effort to repair and improve the west side Red Line.

The $6.4 million project is being funded by ODOT and ODOT's Transit Preservation Partnership Program.

The project will:

· Rehabilitate 3.6 miles of railroad track

· Replace 12,275 timber cross ties

· Improve track drainage

· Add signal system improvements

· Repair the platform at the Puritas Station

 

Around the Buckeye State

More Ohio News
FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral

Stay informed: Download the FOX 8 App