FTA releases $87.3M more in funding for Fla.'s SunRail project

02/24/2013 | TransportationNation.org

Construction of the 61-mile SunRail line in Orlando, Fla., is on track and the infusion of an additional $87.3 million from the Federal Transit Administration will help. "We make incremental payments based on the progress of the project," said Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff. "They’re making great progress, they’re ready to spend that money, they’re ready to keep these people on the job." The project currently employs 800 construction workers, but more jobs are expected to be created due to $1.6 billion worth of unrelated work near the rail's stations.

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