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Residents Discuss Concerns About Hudson Tunnel Project

Several dozen residents of North Bergen and surrounding municipalities attended a community meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 30 to discuss the…

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The new tunnel will begin just west of Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen and pass beneath the Palisades and the Hudson River. Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2019 and finish in December 2026. Rehabilitation of the existing tunnel would then begin in January 2027 and run through December 2030.

At the meeting, residents raised concerns about noise, dust, and traffic, among other issues. To address these concerns, residences above the construction and along the truck route will be provided with new sound-reducing windows, and vibration will be monitored during construction. Other mitigation initiatives will be implemented as well, and additional plans are being formulated.

More details and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) are available at www.hudsontunnelproject.com. For further information email team@hudsontunnelproject.com.

The new tunnel will begin just west of Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen and pass beneath the Palisades and the Hudson River. Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2019 and finish in December 2026. Rehabilitation of the existing tunnel would then begin in January 2027 and run through December 2030.

At the meeting, residents raised concerns about noise, dust, and traffic, among other issues. To address these concerns, residences above the construction and along the truck route will be provided with new sound-reducing windows, and vibration will be monitored during construction. Other mitigation initiatives will be implemented as well, and additional plans are being formulated.

More details and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) are available at www.hudsontunnelproject.com. For further information email team@hudsontunnelproject.com.

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