Tunnel construction

FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018, file photo, traffic spirals up-and-down a section of Route 495 to the Lincoln Tunnel, in Weehauken, N.J., with the New York City skyline in the background. New Jersey towns along the busy highway leading to the Lincoln Tunnel into New York City could see traffic jams when a bridge repair project closes a lane in each direction. It’s just not clear when. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 04, 2018 - 9:22 am
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — With a lengthy highway construction project looming that could turn one of the Northeast's worst traffic bottlenecks into the stuff of post-apocalyptic fiction, local officials whose towns could be overrun by frustrated motorists say they're still in the dark on some aspects...
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May 03, 2018 - 2:26 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a story May 2 about a Santa Clara Valley Water District vote on whether to support the twin tunnels water project, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a statement on the history of the project. The statement that the board's original decision to limit its support...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters following a closed-door Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Ryan says he's hoping bargainers can resolve the final disputes in a government-wide spending bill in time for Congress to begin voting Thursday on the measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 20, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill dragged Tuesday as congressional negotiators found themselves tangled in side issues ahead of a Friday deadline. If lawmakers can agree on the bill, President Donald Trump will reap a huge budget increase for the military while...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in the early morning in Washington. Top-level Capitol Hill talks on a massive $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration issues, abortion-related controversies, and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 18, 2018 - 5:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration, abortion-related issues and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic...
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March 16, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As a tug of war over funding a multibillion-dollar rail project continue in Washington, the perils facing Northeast Corridor commuters were brought into stark relief again Friday morning when a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service for hours in and out of...
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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testifies before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on President Donald Trump's trillion-dollar-plus plan to boost infrastructure, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 06, 2018 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao acknowledged Tuesday that President Donald Trump is maneuvering to block funding for a multi-billion-dollar railway tunnel project that's a top priority of the Senate's top Democrat. In contentious exchanges with several lawmakers, Chao told...
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February 13, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent New York City developer who has advised the Trump administration on infrastructure is denying reports he cheered on the president's decision not to pay half of the $13 billion cost of a new commuter rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey. Vornado Realty Trust CEO...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2017 file photo, Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work beneath Penn Station in New York. Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, envisions $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending over the next 10 years; however, only $200 billion would be direct federal spending aimed at leveraging state and local dollars. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 12, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to announce plans to build a giant twin tunnel system to move water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and cities at a news conference in Sacramento. Brown is scaling back his troubled proposal for overhauling California's water system, at least for now. State official Karla Nemeth wrote Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, that the Brown administration is looking at building a single giant water tunnel now. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 07, 2018 - 9:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration scaled back the latest version of his four-decade effort to redo California's north-south water system Wednesday, cutting plans to build giant water tunnels from two to one. Reducing the number of tunnels — at least for now — would help...
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FILE- In this May 24, 2016, file photo, L train commuters work their way across a crowded subway platform in New York.Republican President Donald Trump has called for a new $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, but it's unclear how much, if any of the money would go to two of New York's most pressing transportation needs. New York City's beleaguered subway system needs billions of dollars in upgrades, while long-awaited plans for a new Hudson River rail tunnel will require at least $13 billion. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 01, 2018 - 4:48 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If President Donald Trump needs help in picking projects for his $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, he needs only to look to his home state of New York, where the list of mega projects needing billions of dollars has been piling up for years. It's unclear however just how...
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