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Grade crossings: The annual report Whether they are made up of concrete, rubber or another substance, grade-crossing surface suppliers continue to make safety a top priority.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) will invest approximately $20.9 million in 2015 on construction and improvement projects on the Mexico and Roodhouse Subdivisions, with work planned between Clark, Mo., and Roodhouse, Ill.
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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a platform and track project in South County that officials say will improve operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in...
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) says it makes every effort to be a good neighbor and steward of the earth.
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Oldcastle Precast collaborated with Stacy & Witbeck and Sound Transit in the engineering and manufacture of a 450-foot long prototype section of precast concrete "floating" rail.
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The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee introduced a six-year, $278-billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal on June 23, S.1647, the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) says transportation and safety teams from Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) and KCS met in Laredo, Texas, for a safety blitz, which covered observation and testing of safety behaviors, such...
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Louisville & Indiana Railroad (L&I), a subsidiary of Anacostia Rail Holdings (ARH), and CSX completed an agreement that grants CSX a permanent easement to operate over the L&I's 106-mile rail corridor between Indianapolis, Ind., and...
North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (NCRIA) approved four grants totaling more than $1.1 million that will improve rail access for businesses in the state.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) awarded a $1.23-billion contract to construct a 60-plus mile portion of high-speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco to the joint venture team of Dragados USA and Flatiron.
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) completed the $23 million acquisition of the Framingham Secondary Rail Line, a 21-mile segment of rail that connects Framingham and Mansfield, from CSX.