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#101 Austin55

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 01:31 PM

I've noticed the T's budget in 2017 has several mentions of studies for double tracking.

 

 

Project Title: TRE Trinity River Bridge Design

Description of Project:
This project is for the final design of a new TRE Trinity River Bridge. The FWTA needs to rehab the
existing bridge and add a second bridge to enhance the structural capability of the bridge, increase its
capacity, and eliminate delays caused by freight trains.
 
Schedule of project cost: Source of funding:
Total budget $ 32,000,000 Sales tax $ 31,031,020
Prior Year Actual Expenses 754,000 Federal 968,980
Other None
Projected expenditures (What you except to spend this year):
Fical 2017 $ 2,200,000
Operating budget effect:
Non-routine capital, local funds no impact on the operating budget.

 

 

Project Title: TRE Double Tracking Mosier Valley Env/Design

Description of Project:
FWTA has identified a section of TRE just west of Mossier Valley Road between milepost 623.50 and
625.10 that should be double tracked to improve TRE capacity and reduce delay caused by freight
trains. This project is for final design and construction of the proposed double tracking.
Schedule of project cost: Source of funding:
Total budget $ 3,500,000 Sales tax $ 700,000
Prior Year Actual Expenses None Federal 2,800,000
Other None
Projected expenditures (What you except to spend this year):
Fiscal 2017 $ 3,500,000
Operating budget effect:
Non-routine capital, federal & local funds no impact on the operating budget.
Project Title: TRE Double Tracking (Tarrant Environmental Study)
Description of Project:
This project is to conduct an environmental study to complete double tracking TRE in Tarrant
County.
Schedule of project cost: Source of funding:
Total budget $ 2,000,000 Sales tax $ 2,000,000
Prior Year Actual Expenses None Federal None
Other None
Projected expenditures (What you except to spend this year):
Fiscal 2017 $ 1,000,000
Operating budget effect:
Non-routine capital, local funds no impact on the operating budget.
 


#102 renamerusk

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 02:03 PM

RE: Tarrant Express

 

Make the argument that to build an track ramp over passing the 28th - 21st tracks to establish a station at the Stockyards a hollow argument. :angry2:






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