By: Jason Tomasulo
A number of outlets including Infrastructure Investor and the Washington Post are reporting the announcement by the Obama Administration of 14 projects that will be expedited through the permitting and environmental review processes. Several of the projects are located on the East Coast including:
- A new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York (estimated to be $5.2 billion);
- A 14-mile rail transit line (Baltimore Red Line) connecting suburban areas west of Baltimore to downtown Baltimore, the Inner Harbor and Fells Point areas, and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Campus; and
- A mixed-use property (City Market at ‘O’ Street, District of Columbia) comprising 400 market-rate residential units, 16,000 square feet of retail space and a 57,000 square feet supermarket.
Jason Tomasulo is senior counsel in the Construction Group of Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC. He focuses his practice on construction law and government contracts.