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Recovery Transportation Projects Completed Across Country

With the close of each recipient reporting cycle, more and more Recovery funded projects are being completed. As of May 25, 2011 the total was 63,655. Many Department of Transportation projects funded by Recovery awards are long-term, but here are some that have been completed already:

Extending Commuter Rail Line in Dallas

Newly built Hatcher Station on Dallas Area Rapid Transit's Green Line.
  • Award amount: $78.4 million
  • Purpose: Cover costs of materials and construction of approximately 11.8 miles of double-tracked rail and two new stations for expansion of one of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit lines.
  • Contractors: Archer Western, Brunson Builders, Carcon Industries, Herzog Companies
  • Completed: December 2009


Bus Maintenance and Operator Training for Orange County, CA

  • Award amount: $76.8 million
  • Purpose: To conduct preventive maintenance on 520 buses and increase safety through additional training of Orange County Transportation Authority operators.
  • Contractors: LH Engineering Co., MV Transportation Inc., Veolia Transportation Inc.
  • Completed: August 2010

Resurfacing I-57 in Illinois

Resurfaced segment of I-57 in east-central Illinois.
  • Award amount: $21.6 million
  • Purpose: Resurfacing 10.9 miles of I-57 in east-central Illinois between State Route 16 to the Douglas County line, about an hour south of Champagne.
  • Contractor: Howell Asphalt & Co.
  • Completed: August 2010

New Train Track and Stations in Los Angeles

  • Award amount: $66.7 million
  • Purpose: Building track and eight stations to connect the Pasadena Gold Line of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to other forms of transit such as Amtrak and Metrolink commuter rail services.
  • Contractors: Eastside LRT Constructors
  • Completed: September 2010

Renovating Urban Thoroughfare in Minnesota

Artist's rendition of new median and corners along Minnesota Ave. in downtown St. Peter.
  • Award amount: $16.4 million
  • Purpose: Reconstruct pavement, replace utilities, and install signal and pedestrian crossing on State Highway 169 in the city of St. Peter.
  • Contractors: Shafer Contracting Co., Inc.; RLK Engineering.
  • Completed: December 2009


New Lane for Congested Interstate in Washington

New ramp lane and retaining wall along I-405 in Bothell, Washington.
  • Award amount: $19.3 million
  • Purpose: Add a 1.8 mile lane on the heavily trafficked interstate between Northeast 195th Street and State Route 527 in Bothell, north of Bellevue.
  • Contractor: Kiewit Pacific, Inc.
  • Completed: June 2010