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Feds grant $638M more for light rail extension in Phoenix


December 6, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted an additional $638 million to complete a light rail extension project in Phoenix.

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said in a press release Friday that the South-Central light rail extension will help the state's economy and create jobs.

The project will receive $530 million from the Federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Grants Program and $108 million from the Federal Highway Administration.

The rail extension is expected to cost a total of roughly $1 billion, KTAR-FM reported. The project previously received...

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