Project to extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service farther into a new station atÂ 8th Street in Bayonne.
Light Rail Ground-Breaking: At 8th Street in Bayonne, NJ Transit leaders and several federal, state, county, and municipal officials took part in a ceremony that marked the start of construction of the latest Light Rail extension.Â During the next two years, the Light Rail tracks will be extended southward from 22nd Street to 8th Street.Â A viaduct will be built to carry the rail line from 11th Street to 8th Street.Â A new station will be built at 8th Street and Avenue C.Â Completion of the project is expected in 2010.Â (Photo credit: Kimberly Lewis.Â )
On October 15, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Albio Sires
joined NJ Transit Executive Director Richard Sarles and Bayonne Mayor Terrence Malloy to break ground on a project to extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service farther into a new station at 8th Street.