AMTRAK/RIDOT – Kingston Station Capacity Expansion – Rhode Island - Project Profile
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Amtrak Corporation (Amtrak) and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) are undertaking the expansion of Kingston Station in Rhode Island, the US.
The project involves the expansion of Kingston Station capacity. It includes the construction of high-speed passing siding and high-level platforms and new interlocking west of Kingston station (Liberty interlocking) and the laying of an additional 2.4km of an electrified third track on a heavily used portion of the Northeast Corridor (NEC).
Amtrak is managing the design and construction of the project.
The project has received US$12 million funding under the ARRA program.
Manafort Brothers Inc. was awarded a contract of worth US$17 million to do preliminary foundation work for 1.5 miles of new track, as well as install drainage, retaining walls and the pole foundations for overhead wires. It will also raise the existing platforms at the station.
The project has received fund worth of US$26.2 million by the Federal Government.
On June 29, 2015, Construction works were commenced.
Construction activities are underway and scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2017.
The project involves the expansion of Kingston Station capacity in Rhode Island, the US.
The US$41 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of high-speed passing siding and high level platforms
2. Construction of new interlocking west of Kingston station
3. Laying of 2.4km of an electrified third trackReasons To Buy