Tri-Valley San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority
Valley Link Rail Project
NOP - Notice of Preperation
The project contains both Phase I and Phase II improvements. The Phase I improvements will be analyzed at a project level of detail based on preliminary engineering and Phase II improvements are analyzed at a programmatic, more conceptual level of detail because only conceptual engineering has been completed at this time.
Phase I improvements that are part of the project consists of the following:
- Construction of a new connecting platform at the existing Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
- New platforms, parking, pedestrian facilities, and other improvements act new stations at Isabel, Greenville Road, Mountain House/West Tracy, Downtown Tracy, River Islands, and North Lathrop
- Rail infrastructure
o New Rail alignment within the I-580 freeway median through Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore
o Restoration of rail in Alameda County Transportation Corridor (formerly the Southern Pacific line) over the Altamont Hills;
o Upgrades of existing trick and/or new rail alignments in or along existing rail ROW from west of Tracy to Lathrop.
Phase II improvements that are part of the project consists of the following:
- New platforms, parking, pedestrians facilities, and other improvements at new infill stations at South Front Street, Grant Line Road and Ellis
- Rail infrastructure
o Upgrades of existing track and/or new rail alignments in or along existing rail RO from Lathrop to Stockton
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