Some businesses along 20-mile Alameda Corridor project are complaining about construction impacts. Officials say project is on-schedule.
The first two miles of the 20-mile, $2.4-billion, Alameda Corridor project are completed, but some local residents and businesses are complaining about the negative impacts -- as much as a 40% loss in businesses. Others have been impressed with the relative lack of disruption. When completed in two years, the $2.4-billion high-speed railway will move cargo from the bustling harbor to rail hubs near downtown Los Angeles where trains can connect to markets across the country. Currently, trucks haul the cargo from the harbors into downtown Los Angeles, causing traffic and environmental problems, and raising costs for cargo shipment.
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