Greater Cleveland Rapid Transit Authority (GCRTA)
Puritas Station-West 150th Street Red Line Rapid Station
Construction continues on the new facility at the Puritas-West 150th Street Red Line Rapid Station. The interior work is underway while the exterior work is at 95% complete, February 2011. Estimated completion of new station is Spring 2011, groundbreaking was held May 27, 2009. This station will replace the original Puritas Station built in 1966 which is still in operation until the new station is complete and operational. The Puritas Station is in the top 5 in RTA ridership.
$11.6 M Total Project Cost
$6.3 M - Rail mod
$5.3 M- ARRA
"The Obama Administration's commitment to projects like the Puritas station will help ensure that Cleveland has access to safe, economical and efficient transportation while reducing America's dependence on fossil fuels," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. "Investing in Cleveland's transportation infrastructure continues to keep construction workers on the job and the city's economy moving forward."