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FRA Certifies Western Rail Yard Infrastructure Project DEIS and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation

The Federal Railroad Administration certified the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation prepared by AKRF for the Western Rail Yard Infrastructure Project in compliance with NEPA requirements. The project is seeking federal funding for the construction of a platform and tunnel encasement to facilitate a major mixed-use development at the 13-acre Western Rail Yard site at Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side.