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Overpass opening marks completion of Roberts Bank Rail Corridor improvements
The official opening of the Mufford Crescent overpass marks the official completion of all nine
Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC)
infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.
LACMTA shuts down Long Beach Loop for light rail reconstruction
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (LACMTA) long-planned $1.2 billion overhaul of the Blue Line will focus on the downtown Long Beach loop of the light-rail system, with a 30-day shutdown that began September...
Rocla Concrete Tie makes managerial changes
Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., supplier of pre-stressed concrete ties has made a number of management changes that the company says will provide customer-centric support and operational oversight to its new facilities and subsidiaries.
Union Pacific’s Kansas line to see $18 million in track investments
Union Pacific Railroad will perform $18 million of work on a rail line between Paola and Parsons, KS. The UP-funded project began September 16 and is scheduled to be completed by mid-December.
NJ Transit, PANYNJ receive $1.5 billion in federal funds for Sandy Resiliency work
A combined $1.5 billion in Sandy resiliency grants to repair and fortify New Jersey's transit system has been awarded to New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...
PANYNJ board approves Greenville Yard redevelopment
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved a major redevelopment of Greenville Yard that will include a new ExpressRail facility, the fourth of its type to be built...
UP performing tie, ballast project in Nebraska
Union Pacific will strengthen Nebraska's transportation infrastructure by investing $11 million in the rail line between Grand Island and Gibbon, Neb. The UP-funded project began September 12 and is scheduled to be completed by mid-December.
AAR: STB reauthorization bill could thwart railroads’ ability to invest in expansion projects
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is expressing concerns over the Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Bill (S.2777), scheduled to be marked up in the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
WSDOT, FRA complete Kelso Martin’s Bluff Rail Project environmental study
The Washington State Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently completed the environmental study of the Kelso Martin's Bluff Rail Project in Washington state, which would provide more frequent and reliable service...
M-1 Rail holds track signing event, unveils station sponsors
United States Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joined local, state and federal government officials, private donors and the Detroit community at a track signing ceremony where he formally announced $12.2-million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic...
NYCT completes Montague Tube Sandy recovery work
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) marked the restoration of normal R subway service September 15 between Brooklyn and Manhattan with the successful completion of the Montague Tube subway tunnel that was...
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