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Resilience Projects in Response to Hurricane Sandy

September 22, 2014

Project Sponsor Project Title Project Description Amount
Connecticut $169,957,772
Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Replacement of Norwalk River Railroad Bridge on the Northeast Corridor (Walk Bridge Replacement Project) The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will receive funding to replace the aged and deteriorated Walk Bridge, which is critical to Amtrak and MTA Metro-North Railroad service in the Northeast Corridor, and is vulnerable to damage from a storm surge. $160,979,022
Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) New Haven Rail Yard Power Upgrade The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will receive funding to install a backup feeder as an alternative power source at the New Haven Rail Yard. $8,978,750
Massachusetts $35,065,132
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) MBTA Green Line Fenway Portal Flood proofing The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will receive funding to raise a retaining wall and install watertight barriers at MBTA's Green Line Fenway Portal to reduce flooding.  $21,673,689
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) MBTA Charlestown Seawall Replacement The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will receive funding to repair and improve a deteriorated seawall at the Charlestown bus maintenance facility, which is highly vulnerable to flooding.  $13,391,443
New Hampshire $25,781
City of Nashua, NH Nashua Transit Facility Back-up Power Supply The City of Nashua will receive funding to install an interface allowing Nashua's existing backup mobile power source to be used at a central maintenance and dispatch facility in case of a loss of power due to a hurricane or other disaster.  $25,781
New Jersey $1,363,684,836
New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) Delco Lead Safe Haven Storage and Re-Inspection Facility Project New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) will receive funding to acquire and construct a rail storage and re-inspection facility located outside the floodplain that could be used to safely store vehicles in an emergency. $184,493,910
New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) Hoboken Long Slip Flood Protection New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) will receive funding to reduce the risk of flooding to Hoboken rail yard and the city by filling a deteriorated inlet inside the rail yard. This project would also improve disaster response and recovery by constructing new tracks and boarding areas on the filled area.  $146,548,432
New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) NJ TRANSIT Raritan River Drawbridge Replacement Project New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) will receive funding to replace the aged and deteriorated Raritan River Drawbridge that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy with a new bridge that is less vulnerable to storm surge and flooding. $446,312,465
New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) NJ TransitGrid New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) will receive funding to create a natural gas/solar power generation and distribution system as backup to regional power network, allowing transit systems to function in the event of a blackout caused by a disaster. This project will directly benefit NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak. $409,764,814
New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) Train Controls - Wayside Signals, Power & Communication Resiliency Project New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) will receive funding to raise and protect vulnerable train signal, communication, and switch systems located within the 100-year flood zone for multiple rail lines. $88,903,190
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Exchange Place, Newport Station & Grove Street Station Head House Protection The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will receive funding to flood-proof major above ground PATH facilities and equipment to prevent flooding of underground assets. These sites were flooded during Hurricane Sandy and are currently protected by temporary barriers.  $37,084,650
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Harrison Car Maintenance Facility Automatic Flood Barrier The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will receive funding to construct an automated flood barrier at the Harrison Car Maintenance Facility, the PATH system's only maintenance facility, which was significantly damaged by Hurricane Sandy. This site is currently protected by temporary barriers. $14,861,400
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Extension of Rail Yards The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will receive funding to expand the PATH system's rail storage capacity by constructing an extension to an existing facility located outside the 500-year floodplain.  $18,900,000
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Concrete Sea Wall East of PATH Harrison Car Maintenance Facility The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will receive funding to construct a concrete seawall to protect PATH tracks near the Passaic River. $16,815,975
New York $1,915,392,104
New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) New York City Comprehensive Ferry Transit Resilience Project The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) will receive funding to acquire new ferry vessels for the Staten Island Ferry that are capable of side boarding; upgrade ferry landings to accommodate such vessels; and flood proof existing terminals to improve response to disasters. $191,550,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Emergency Communications Enhancements (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to upgrade their emergency management communication system, enabling station personnel to communicate with the rail control center in real time in case of an emergency to improve incident response.  $74,950,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Flood Mitigation in Yards (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to construct multiple forms of flood protections at four rail yards that are vulnerable to flooding.  $617,200,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Hardening of Substations in Flood Prone Areas and Purchase of Mobile Substations (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections for substations throughout system, and acquire four mobile substations for use in emergency response.  $112,050,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Protection of Tunnel Portals and Internal Tunnel Sealing (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to reduce the risk of floodwaters entering and traversing underground infrastructure through sealing at vulnerable locations. $43,090,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Flood Resiliency for Long Island City Yard (LIRR) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections for the Long Island Railroad Long Island City yard, which is located within the 100-year flood hazard area. This yard serves diesel and electric trains, adding to resilience.  $19,150,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Flood Resiliency for Critical Support Facilities (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections for three NYCT support facilities: The Tiffany Central Warehouse, Zerega Central Maintenance and Training, and Revenue Control Facility.  $24,320,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Protection of Street Level Openings in Flood Prone Areas (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to install flood protections at street-level openings (stairs, vents, etc.) at locations throughout the system that are between the 100- and 500-year flood hazard areas and beyond. $300,690,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad Power and Signals Resiliency Improvements The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections for the Metro-North Railroad Hudson River Line and other facilities.  $37,500,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Internal Station Hardening (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding for flood proofing of communications and signal rooms at 20 key subway stations within the flood hazard area.  $19,730,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Pumping Capacity Improvements (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to upgrade pumping capacity by improving existing equipment, purchasing mobile equipment and creating two new pump trains.  $24,140,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Right-of-Way (ROW) Equipment Hardening in Flood-Prone Areas (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections for critical underground equipment in flood risk areas throughout NYCT subway system, including circuit breaker houses, relay rooms, signal towers and pump rooms.  $63,550,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York-New Jersey River to River Rail Resiliency (R4) Project (LIRR) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections at multiple tunnel portals used by the Long Island Railroad and Amtrak. $81,007,104
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Rockaway Line Protections (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding to make flood protections for Rockaway Line stations, track and a police facility.  $136,820,000
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Flood Resiliency for Critical Bus Depots (NYCT) The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will receive funding for flood proofing at four bus depots within the 100-year flood hazard area.  $44,770,000
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Penn-Moynihan Station Complex Train-shed Hardening Project The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will receive funding to make flood protections within the Penn-Moynihan Station Complex to protect existing transit facilities from damage during heavy rains. $40,200,000
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey World Trade Center Site and Transit Facilities Flood Mitigation and Resiliency Improvements Program The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will receive funding to make flood protections at the World Trade Center complex to protect underground transit assets and other infrastructure. $84,675,000
Pennsylvania $86,758,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Ancillary Control Center Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to build an alternate system control center at a remote location. This project would provide system-wide resilience benefits through redundancy of the central command center.  $9,003,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Railroad Embankment & Slope Stabilization Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to stabilize the slopes of several commuter railroad embankments to reduce the risk of rockfall or landslides after severe rainfall.  $18,739,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Sharon Hill Line Flood Mitigation Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to install a pump drainage system to mitigate flood hazard to this commuter rail line.  $3,752,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Railroad Signal Power Reinforcement Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to replace non-insulated signal power cable and upgrade generator systems to improve resilience of the railroad signal system in extreme weather. $32,026,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Jenkintown Area Flood Mitigation Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to make flood protections at the Jenkintown commuter rail facility.  $14,987,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Manayunk/Norristown Line Shoreline Stabilization Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to construct a seawall along the riverfront to protect the high ridership Manayunk/Norristown commuter rail line.  $4,502,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) SEPTA Subway Pump Room Emergency Power Project Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive funding to install backup generators in 19 pump rooms to protect assets in the event of a power outage.  $3,749,000
Washington, DC $21,000,000
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Protecting the Subway System by Raising Ventilation Shaft Elevations The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will receive funding to raise vent covers and make other improvements to block rainwater and sewage from entering subway tunnels.  $13,500,000
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Protecting WMATA’s Existing Subway System Investment by Improving Drainage The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will receive funding to install drainage improvements at 133 sites throughout system. $7,500,000
Program Total $3,591,883,625
Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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