Light rail extension projected to cost $243M
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Light rail extension projected to cost $243M

October 14, 2019


TODAY IS A BIG DAY FOR LIGHT RAIL AS HAMPTON ROADS TRANSIT PRESENTED 30-PERCENT OF THEIR PLANS. IT LOOKS LIKE IT’LL COST $243.1 MILLION DOLLARS, THAT’S ABOUT $84 MILLION DOLLARS LESS THAN ORIGINALLY PROJECTED. THE PLANS INCLUDED ENGINEERING DESIGNS AND THEIR PROJECTED COSTS. YOU ALSO TOLD US ABOUT THREE NEW STATIONS THAT COULD OPEN. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S ERIN KELLY IS LIVE IN VIRGINIA BEACH. ERIN, WHERE CAN RESIDENTS EXPECT TO SEE THE NEW STATION? 3.5 MILE EXPANSION 3 NEW STATIONS, 3 NEW VEHICLES 3.5 MILE EXPANSION 3 NEW STATIONS, 3 NEW VEHICLES ESTIMATE – 243.1M DESIGN BUILD – 157.6 MOVING UTILITIES – 12M RIGHT OF WAY – 24.8M RAIL AND SUPPORT VEHICLES – 21M PRESENTATION TOMORROW AT A WORK SESSION BY CITY MANAGER

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