FWTA gets greenlight to start TEX Rail construction

June 29, 2016

Written by  Ben Vient, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine

The Federal Transit Administration has awarded a Letter of No Prejudice (LONP) to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) for TEX Rail, which means that construction for the 27-mile commuter rail can break ground next month.Website Insert Choose Only One copy

The LONP authorizes FWTA to proceed with procurement of all materials and construction activities planned for the first six months.

“We are delighted to receive the Letter of No Prejudice today,” said President/CEO Paul Ballard. “We can now secure the prime contract and all subcontracts while locking in current pricing. This has been a long journey and we can’t wait to get started on construction next month.”

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