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Project Benefits

The Sand Canyon Undercrossing is designed to produce a number of benefits to motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, businesses and residents of the area. Once completed, the project will:

  • Eliminate delays caused by waiting for trains to pass
  • Provide easier access to local businesses
  • Boost economic vitality by improved access
  • Enhance driver/pedestrian/cyclist safety by removing conflicts with trains
  • Shorten times for police, fire and ambulance to respond to emergencies
  • Improve air/noise conditions by reducing pollution from idling motorist and noise from train horns
  • Provide an overall better quality of life for the area