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Northern Branch

PROJECT WEBSITE: NJ Transit's Northern Branch Project Website

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING STATUS
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ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING
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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING PROCESSES
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SECTOR
Surface Transportation

CATEGORY
DOT Projects

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LEAD AGENCY
Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration

Description:

NJ TRANSIT proposes to proposes to construct the Northern Branch Corridor Project, a light-rail transit improvement in northeastern Hudson and southeastern Bergen Counties, New Jersey, through the restoration of passenger rail service on an existing freight rail line. The project consists of one alignment that would extend the existing light rail service from the current Hudson-Bergen Light Rail terminus at Tonnelle Avenue in Hudson County north to a new terminus at Englewood Hospital in Bergen County. The purpose of the project is to improve mobility within Hudson and Bergen Counties, alleviate some traffic congestion, and support continued economic growth by connecting Jersey City in Hudson County to Englewood in Bergen County.

Permitting Timetable

The permitting timetable below displays data as reported by agencies. Dates for Environmental Review and Permitting processes (Actions) that are in 'Paused' or 'Planned' status are subject to change and are not indicative of a project's final schedule.

  • For information about extensions, select an Action from the timetable below and select 'View Action Details' at the bottom of the page.
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Overall Project Timetable
 
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Action Information

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