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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

2017
April 19, 2017 Pico Rivera Magazine: Durfee Avenue Grade Separation Project (PDF File - 457KB)
January 24, 2017 Juli Costanzo & Victoria Martinez Elected ACE Chair and Vice Chair (PDF File - 253KB)
2016
December 16, 2016 Transportation Outlook 2017 (PDF File - 8MB)
September 19, 2016 ACE kicks off $146 million underpass, rail bridge project in Southern California (PDF File - 201KB)
September 19, 2016 ACE Construction Authority breaks ground on Fullerton grade separation (PDF File - 175KB)
August 2, 2016 ACE makes progress through busiest phase ever (PDF File - 807KB)
June 30, 2016 ACE Construction Authority presented with outstanding organization award - rail-roadway grade separation agency acknowledged for contributing to improved quality of life in region (PDF File - 209KB)
June 29, 2016 Alameda Corridor Authority completes $118 million grade separation (PDF File - 116KB)
June 20, 2016 ACE Construction Authority cuts ribbon on Nogales grade separation (PDF File - 173KB)
June 18, 2016 Nogales Street underpass opens in Rowland Heights, with Union Pacific trains riding overhead bridge (PDF File - 237KB)
June 17, 2016 Officials dedicate roadway underpass to replace hazardous & congested railroad crossing - Nogales Street grade separation project eliminates crossing collisions, traffic delays, locomotive horn noise and reduces emissions (PDF File - 268KB)

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January 28, 2016 Jack Hadjinian becomes Chairperson of Alameda Corridor East Construction Authority for second term (PDF File - 104KB)
2015
December 11, 2015 Fullerton Road underpass in Industry to get $53 million for construction
November 20, 2015 Federal freight funding could benefit San Gabriel Valley: Jack Hadjinian
September 15, 2015 Guest commentary: San Gabriel Valley could benefit from freight funding programs(PDF File - 196KB)
August 4, 2015 ACE Projects make progress (PDF File - 175KB)

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July 15, 2015 DRIVE Act receives further support
July 2, 2015 Busy Spring for ACE/Fairway Drive Project to Reduce Collisions, Emissions, Traffic Delays (PDF File - 1.1Mb)
June 8, 2015Puente Avenue to close for 36 months to construct roadway underpass at railroad crossing (PDF File - 106KB)
April 3, 2015 Ground Broken For Underpass on Fairway Drive
April 2, 2015 Grade crossing project planned along California rail corridor
April 2, 2015 Officials break ground on roadway underpass project at congested railroad crossing (PDF File - 240KB)
Feb 25, 2015 Transportation Officials Examine ‘Permanent Solution’ To Railroad Crossing Crashes
Feb 25, 2015 Montebello ends 15-year railroad underpass dispute
January 27, 2015 Jack Hadjinian elected Chairman of Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority Board (PDF File - 227KB)
January 24, 2015 Underpass, railroad bridge completed at Baldwin Avenue in El Monte
January 23, 2015 Ancient water distribution system found under Union Pacific Railroad tracks
January 23, 2015 Completion of major construction celebrated at rail crossing underpass (PDF File - 244KB)
January 22, 2015 Rail News: Communication and Signal - ACE to dedicate Los Angeles-area grade separation
2014
Oct 29, 2014 Nogales Street railroad underpass half way complete (PDF File - 814KB)
Oct 22, 2014 Construction to start on $100 million railroad underpass on Puente Avenue (PDF File - 432KB)
Oct 22, 2014 Officials kick off construction of roadway underpass at rail crossing (PDF File - 246KB)
Oct 10, 2014 Rail News: California Transportation Commission allocates state funds for ACE grade separation
Oct 8, 2014 New San Gabriel closures begin Monday for Alameda Corridor-East project (PDF File - 552KB)
Sept 8, 2014 Pomona selects option for future Hamilton Boulevard improvements
July 5, 2014 Fairway Drive rail-underpass in Industry gets $71 million funding from California commission (PDF File - 36KB)
July 3, 2014 ACE Update-Mobility 2014 (PDF File - 3MB)
June 25, 2014 $71 Million in bond funds approved to construct Fairway Drive Project (PDF File - 124KB)
May 16, 2014 Baldwin Avenue underpass in El Monte may open ahead of schedule (PDF File - 3MB)
March 26, 2014 Two grade separation projects advance in L.A. area (PDF File - 31KB)
March 21, 2014 Nogales Street closed for 2 years as community leaders tout $117 million project (PDF File - 75KB)
March 21, 2014 Nogales Street set to be closed Saturday morning; reopens in 2 years (PDF File - 54KB)
March 20, 2014 $48 million in state bonds allocated to construct Puente Ave. project (PDF File - 125KB)
February 28, 2014 Inland Empire economy may gain from Obama proposal (PDF File - 36KB)
January 31, 2014 CAGTC Member: Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority (PDF File - 443KB)
2013
November 11, 2013 Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority lauds call for increased railroad projects (PDF File - 58KB)
November 1, 2013 Congressional panel calls for increased Federal funding for freight projects (PDF File - 191KB)

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September 25, 2013 Historic Chapman's Millrace unveiled at new home at San Gabriel Mission (PDF File - 625KB)
September 25, 2013 200-year-old masonry waterway installed as active exhibit near San Gabriel Mission (PDF File - 210KB)

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September 16, 2013 Legislators reaffirm support for ACE rail-highway grade separation projects (PDF File - 194KB)

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September 4, 2013 Reducing train deaths is goal of new program (PDF File - 90KB)
August 8, 2013 California Transportation Commission allocates funds for grade separations (PDF File - 82KB)
August 6, 2013 Commission program $104 million for construction of two ACE projects (PDF File - 124KB)

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July 17, 2013 Baldwin Avenue Railroad Underpass Project makes progress (PDF File - 76KB)
July 17, 2013 Former ACE CEO Rick Richmond to receive project delivery award (PDF File - 182KB)
July 15, 2013 Nogales Street Grade Separation moving along (PDF File - 99KB)
June 20, 2013 Calif. mission artifact moved from railway route
June 20, 2013 Nogales Street Crossing Project Underway (PDF File - 3MB)
May 16, 2013 Baldwin Ave. in El Monte to Close for 24 Months to Construct Roadway-Railroad Separation
April 25, 2013 Macias and Hadjinian elected as ACE Board Chair and Vice Chair (PDF File - 227KB)
April 12, 2013 Grade separation project under way in California
April 8, 2013 Officials attend groundbreaking for railroad crossing underpass (PDF File - 63KB)

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February 8, 2013 Gutierrez and Macias elected to ACE Board Chair and Vice Chair (PDF File - 57KB)

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February 1, 2013 Underpass project at railroad crossing kicks off construction (PDF File - 62KB)

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2012
November 1, 2012 $336M railroad trench project kicks off construction (PDF File - 162KB)

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September 27, 2012 ACE Construction board supports Measure J on November ballot
September 4, 2012 Railroad Trench to Ease Traffic, Prevent Collisions
August 2, 2012 ACE project creating needed improvements - (PDF File - 43KB)
July 24, 2012 Walsh Construction wins bid for trench project
July 20, 2012 Board to Approve $172.6 Million Contract to Construct Train Trench in City of San Gabriel - (PDF File - 98KB)

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July 5, 2012 For ACE, Major Projects in Industry, El Monte and San Gabriel (PDF File - 262KB)
June 22, 2012 Our View: Keep ACE funds in Measure R
May 23, 2012 CTC Allocates $37.6 Million for Construction of Baldwin Ave. Project - (PDF File - 97KB)

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May 12, 2012 Historic San Gabriel Mission artifact to be put on display
April 27, 2012 State panel sets aside $25M for street projects
April 27, 2012 Nogales Street Railroad Grade Project Gets $25.6 Million Boost
April 30, 2012 CTC Allocates $25.6 Million for Construction of Nogales St. Project (PDF File - 97KB)

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March 20, 2012 Companies pursue construction contract for San Gabriel Trench
March 14, 2012 Construction Firms Invited to Submit Bids for San Gabriel Railroad Trench Grade Separation Project (PDF File - 94KB)
March 4, 2012 Agency to Build Railroad Underpass at Baldwin Avenue Crossing
February 28, 2012 California Commission Approves Funding for ACE Grade Separation - (PDF File - 49KB)
February 22, 2012 Calif. Transportation Commission Approves Funding to Construct Highway-Rail Project in El Monte - (PDF File - 97KB)

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February 6, 2012 At a Planned Train Trench, an Archaeological Treasure Trove
February 2, 2012 Archaeologists Uncover Historic Artifacts from the Early 19th Century during Excavation at Railroad Site (PDF File - 112KB)
January 31, 2012 Students get Hands-on Lessons in Archeology, Local History
January 29, 2012 Construction agency to begin $100 million Nogales project in Spring
January 30, 2012 Five Industry Railroad Grade Separations on ACE Priority List
January 26 , 2012 Board Recommends Final List of Projects to Complete ACE Program(PDF File - 233KB)
January 19 , 2012 Full Steam Ahead for Nogales Grade Separation(PDF File - 91KB)
January 11 , 2012 Traffic-relieving Projects Equal More Jobs in 2012
2011
December 31 , 2011 Chairman Tim Spohn: Year In Review (PDF File- 98KB)
December 1 , 2011 ACE-Rebuild Crossings for Traffic and Safety (PDF File- 829KB)
December 1 , 2011 Assemblymember Mike Eng-Transportation Projects in the San Gabriel Valley (PDF File- 889KB)
December 1 , 2011 Senator Ed Hernandez-Transportation Funding Means Jobs for the San Gabriel Valley (PDF File- 768KB)
December 1, 2011 Congresswoman Napolitano-Invest in transit infrastructure (PDF File- 624KB)
October 28 , 2011 $336.6 Million Allocated for San Gabriel Rail Project (PDF File- 89KB)
October 26 , 2011 $336.6 Million in Bond Funding Approved for San Gabriel Railroad Trench Project (PDF File- 113KB)
October 17 , 2011 Proposed Fairway-60 Freeway Railroad Project in Design Phase (PDF File- 122KB)
October 17 , 2011 Press Release: Utility Relocation and Demolition Begun for Nogales Street Project (PDF File- 96KB)
October 5 , 2011 Gas Station Demolition First Step in Railroad, Street Widening Project (PDF File- 89KB)
September 01, 2011 AT&T Utility Relocation may Cause Delays on San Gabriel Boulevard
August 13, 2011 Train Flyover gets Conceptual Approval in Walnut (PDF File - 225KB)
July 25, 2011 Our View: Montebello ACE Project in the Cards
February 26 , 2011 ACE and Napolitano Meet with Montebello Residents over Railroad Crossing Project
2010
November 17, 2010 New Sunset Avenue Grade Separation Eliminates Traffic Congestion and Hazards at Two Crossings (PDF File - 72.7KB)
November 16, 2010 Press Release: Sunset Avenue Railway-Roadway Grade Separation in City of Industry Opens to Traffic (PDF File - 114KB)
November 16, 2010 Our View: Help ACE Finish What It Started (PDF File - 89.3KB)
November 12, 2010 Rail Bridges: Open in California, on Tap in Indiana (PDF File - 112KB)
November 6, 2010 Agency Dedicates Sunset Avenue Rail Crossing Project, Street Expected to Reopen Friday (PDF File - 196KB)
November 5, 2010 Press Release: Federal, State and Local Officials Join Together in Dedicating Sunset Avenue Grade Separation (PDF File - 169KB)
January, 2010 Our View: Fund ACE’s Baldwin Avenue project (PDF File - 140KB)
2009
December, 2009 2010 Outlook (PDF File - 107KB)
November 13 , 2009 Traffic Relief on the Way to San Gabriel Valley (PDF File - 843KB)
June 11 , 2009 Head of Alameda Corridor-East Project Gets Award
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February 21, 2009 Completion of Brea Canyon Grade Separation - Chinese
(PDF File - 138KB)
February 21, 2009 Officials Celebrate Grade Separation Completion (PDF File - 108KB)
2008
September 24 , 2008 ACE Works to Complete Railroad Crossing Improvement Effort
(PDF File - 274 KB)
September 24, 2008 Councilmembers Jeff Parriott, Tim Spohn Work To Enhance Traffic Flow, Safety, Clean Air In City of Industry (PDF File - 316 KB)
May 7, 2008 Officials Dedicate New Ramona Underpass
2007
September 26, 2007 Working to Make Railroad Crossings Safer ( PDF File - 375 KB)
April 5, 2007 Traffic Congestion & Train Horns Eliminated with Completion of Reservoir St. Grade Separation
April 3, 2007 Underpass Dedicated to Late Pomona Mayor
Archive
June 6, 2006 Underpass Project Under Way
April 10, 2006 Keep Business Booming
February 23, 2006 Improving Train Traffic A Priority, Says Expert
August 29, 2005 Brand New Boulevard (PDF File - 332 KB)
July 31, 2005 ACE Goal Oriented ( PDF File - 292 KB)
July 11, 2005 ACE Funding of Critical Importance