FY18 Washington Union Station Track 22 Rehabilitation

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Funding Opportunity ID:308458
Opportunity Number:FR-AMT-18-011
Opportunity Title:FY18 Washington Union Station Track 22 Rehabilitation
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Transportation
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):20.315
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Only the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) is eligible to apply for this funding.
Agency Code:DOT-FRA
Agency Name:Department of Transportation
DOT/Federal Railroad Administration
Posted Date:Aug 23, 2018
Close Date:Sep 14, 2018 No Explanation
Last Updated Date:Aug 23, 2018
Award Ceiling:$19,037,038
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:$19,037,038
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, directs the FRA to make grant(s) to Amtrak, as authorized by section 101(c) of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (PRIIA), for state-of-good-repair backlog and infrastructure improvements on Northeast Corridor (NEC) shared-use infrastructure identified in the Commission's approved 5-year capital plan. Amtrak is identified as the only eligible recipient for these funds. FRA and Amtrak have agreed that through this cooperative agreement, Amtrak (the Grantee) will rehabilitate and upgrade Track 22 Washington Union Station, returning the track to regular revenue service. The new platform will increase rail capacity on the run-through level at Washington Union Station and improve accessibility and the state of good repair for the second-busiest NEC station. In addition to providing future operational flexibility, the new platform also enables the Grantee to maintain rail operations during the construction of the Subbasement Project which will require outages for extended periods of time while construction takes place.
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