The cost to build the Northeast Corridor commuter rail project has risen, according to Miami Today.
Miami-Dade’s project website now lists the capital cost at $682 million inclusive of track and right-of-way access fees.
It isn’t clear from the Miami Today report exactly what the original cost for the project was, or when the cost increase was revealed.
Construction is expected to begin in 2025, according to a county presentation earlier this year.
The line is planned to have seven Miami-Dade stations:
Service is expected to begin in 2027 or 2028.
According to the county presentation, $103.5 million has already been pledged by FDOT, and another 26% from Miami-Dade County. The remainder is expected to come from Federal funding.