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USDOT announces $173M grant for Indiana rail project

January 11, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Thursday that it would be providing $173 million in grant funding for a second track project in northwest Indiana.

The FTA said it had reached a grant agreement with the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) for the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project – a 26.6-mile second track for NICTD’s South Shore commuter rail line between Gary, Ind., and Michigan City, Ind.

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