The U.S. DOT is pumping more money into Carbondale's multimodal station
The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving an additional $4.3 million towards the construction of the Southern Illinois Multimodal Station in Carbondale.
The City of Carbondale reports the total grant funding for the project is now at $21 million.
The new station will house Amtrak, the Chamber of Commerce, Carbondale Main Street, Carbondale Tourism, and space for SIU.
The City of Carbondale expects construction to begin sometime in Summer 2023.