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Posted on: April 30, 2023

State awards $100M for San Dieguito rail project

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A State program has awarded $100 million to the North County Transit District and San Diego Association of Governments to advance the San Dieguito Bridge Replacement, Double Track and Special Events Platform Project.

The California Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program awarded the grant to pay for: 

  • Replacement of the aging wooden trestle San Dieguito Lagoon rail bridge; 
  • Construction of a special events platform for the Del Mar Fairgrounds;
  • Construction of 0.3 mile of new main track; and
  • Siding rehabilitation/track improvements to 0.9 mile of siding track to create a total of 1.2 miles of new double-track.

NCTD and SANDAG announced the award April 24 in a news release.

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