PITTSBURG (AP) — Ground has been broken on a project that will expand Bay Area Rapid Transit District train service another 10 miles into eastern Contra Costa County.

Local leaders and BART officials were on hand Friday for the groundbreaking of what will be called eBART.

The Contra Costa Times reports that the when the $462 million extension is finished it will provide service to Antioch.

The project is expected to be completed by 2015, but the completion date hinges on when a widening project on Highway 4 is finished.

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Comments (5)
  1. JoMama says:

    Why stop at Antioch? BART should extend into Brentwood.

  2. Craig says:

    Brentwood…. I’m sure the rich Fuc’s in Brentwood will not ride BART

  3. Jennifer says:

    I think they should extend into Brentwood, Highway 4 is a pain the ass, and yeah I do think the RICH would use bart if it went that far.

  4. I says:

    heres the real deal…now that bart will go way out into swamp land where wanna be’s live will only hike up the price for us real people that live in actual cites in the bay area…in my book any thing pass concord isnt woth nuilding onto..

  5. i says:

    correction of my spelling…anything pass concord isnt worth building onto…yes you can say i can care less for that area…nothing but a dump…they should go into san jose..

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