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Project Accomplishments


  • Jump Start safety and mobility improvements completed at 40-grade crossings in the Cities of Diamond Bar, El Monte, Industry, Montebello, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rosemead, San Gabriel, Temple City, Walnut, West Covina, and unincorporated Los Angeles County.

  • Completed construction of four-quadrant gates at five railroad crossings in Pomona.

  • Sixteen grade separations have been completed at Nogales Street (Industry/West Covina), Reservoir Street (Pomona), Ramona Boulevard (El Monte), East End Avenue (Pomona), Brea Canyon Road (Diamond Bar/Industry), Sunset Avenue (Industry), Orange Avenue (Industry), Baldwin Avenue (El Monte), Nogales Street (Industry/LA County), Puente Avenue (Industry/LA County), San Gabriel Trench (Ramona Street, Mission Road, Del Mar Avenue, San Gabriel Boulevard), Durfee Avenue (Pico Rivera) and Fairway Drive (Industry/LA County). 

  • One grade separation project is under construction at Fullerton Road (Industry/LA County).

  • Two-grade separation projects in design at Montebello Boulevard (Montebello) and Turnbull Canyon Road (City of Industry/LA County).

  • At-grade crossing safety improvements are planned at five crossings in Pomona and at three crossings in Montebello.


  • Total Funds Committed: $1.991.501 billion (excludes $21.4 million budget for startup/misc. agency costs) 

  • Total Project Cost Estimate (Crossing safety improvements and grade separations): $2,029.481 billion

Regional Benefits

  • Enhance rail crossing safety by eliminating collisions and delays for emergency responders, motorists and pedestrians

  • Reduce vehicle emissions from idling cars and trucks waiting for trains to pass

  • Eliminate crossing congestion and vehicle delay at the busiest crossings

  • Mitigate impacts of growth in trade transported by train along the Alameda Corridor-East Trade Corridor transcontinental rail network in Southern California, which carries about 16% of all oceangoing containers in the United States

  • Create 22,000 direct, indirect jobs over multiple years of construction

  • Eliminate train horns and gate alarms


  • Achieved 18% disadvantaged business enterprise participation.

  • Continuing Caltrans & MTA audits have resulted in only minor findings.

  • Toll-free Project Help Line, (888) ACE-1426, operating in three languages.

  • 25,000 ACE student safety kits distributed to schools near construction sites.

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