28 Jun '16, 3pm

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The Federal Transit Administration 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. 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.” Related: Rail Project Profiles 2016 Bob Baulsir, VP, railroads and procurement, said the LONP means FWTA can start spending the local funding it has in reserves while awaiting the Full Funding Grant Agreement. “This is a great day for TEX Rail...

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