Brightline hits another construction milestone on Orlando-to-West Palm route

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Brightline has passed another milestone for its $2.7 billion, 170-mile extension between Orlando International Airport and West Palm Beach.

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Work on the intercity rail company’s extension recently hit 75% completion, according to its most recent monthly bond disclosure.

More than 1,000 workers have been active on the project across multiple segments.

The work comes as Brightline completed a 3.5-mile segment near Orlando International Airport in February, the first segment of the project to wrap up construction.

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A second new set of trains was delivered to the Orlando vehicle maintenance facility last month, as well.

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