2017 - 2021 Transporation Improvement Program Amendment #43
NFTA State Rail Capital Funding Alignment – New Project
Public comments will be received through December 28, 2018
The Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Erie and Niagara Counties, is proposing to amend the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) by adding one (1) new project.
PIN 582474 NFTA State Rail Capital Funding Alignment
Work will include:
Escalator Replacement - Replace NFTA-Metro light rail system escalators with a new design
Elevator Controller Replacement - Replace original elevator controllers in the 8 underground stations
Fastener & Pad Replacement, Phase 10 - Replace fastener and rail and repairs the supporting floating slabs
Station Panel Liner Replacement - Replace existing steel panels on the tunnel walls of the Rail Stations
Catenary & Insulator Replacement - Replace overhead contact wire and insulators on the Light Rail Rapid Transit catenary
Station Exterior Rehabilitation - Rehab of rail station exteriors
A total amount of $9M funding is needed for this new project. NY State will contribute 100% of this amount through State Dedicated Funds (SDF). As this is new funding to the region, fiscal constraint will be maintained.
The let is scheduled for 1/18.