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BART kicks off Concord Station plaza construction Construction and renovation began yesterday at the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Concord Station plaza.

massdot-purchases-20-remote-control-ballast-cars
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April. The MassDOT Rail & Transit Division purchased the cars and noted the innovative nature of the remote-control gates...
bart-kicks-off-concord-station-plaza-construction
Construction and renovation began yesterday at the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Concord Station plaza. BART says the renovations will revitalize the station with a major makeover, including improved pedestrian access, an added bike lane, energy-efficient...
caltrain-announces-san-francisco-area-rail-grinding-project
Caltrain says it will begin a two-week rail-grinding project in San Francisco on April 26. The project will result in reduced noise impacts for residents living near the right of way and smoother rides for...
union-pacific-to-invest-8-million-in-nevada-rail-improvements
Union Pacific (UP) plans to invest approximately $26.8 million in Nevada infrastructure in 2017. The investment is part of UP's $3.1-billion capital plan. The Class 1 says the investment will fund $22.7 million to maintain railroad...
bnsf-greenlights-second-idaho-bridge
Preparation for a long-anticipated second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, has been given the go-ahead by BNSF Railway. Stretching roughly 3/4-mile in length, the new bridge will stand parallel to an existing single-track...

union-pacific-plants-to-invest--million-in-louisiana-infrastructure
Union Pacific (UP) is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $79 million infrastructure investment in Louisiana this year.   UP's investment plan funds a range of initiatives: $58 million to maintain railroad track and $18 million...
port-of-everett-begins-rail-siding-construction
Construction has begun on a rail siding that is part of the Port of Everett's South Terminal Intermodal Modernization Project in Washington state.   Granite Construction, which was awarded the $3.4-million contract to complete the second phase...
up-invests-5-million-in-arkansas-infrastructure-consolidates-wichita-service-unit
Union Pacific (UP) is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $135 million infrastructure investment in Arkansas this year. The company is also consolidating its Wichita Service Unit management with its Kansas City, Fort Worth...
icc-approves-five-year-plan-for-rail-crossing-safety-and-improvements
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has approved the five-year plan for the Crossing Safety Improvements Program at grade crossings and highway-rail grade separations across the state.   Over the course of Fiscal Years 2018-2022 the ICC expects...
vtmi-inc-selects-dewberry-to-support-south-florida-freight-and-passenger-rail-enhancement-project
Veolia Transportation Maintenance and Infrastructure (VTMI, Inc.) has chosen Dewberry to perform services under its design-build contract for new rail connections between the Florida East Coast (FEC) railway and the South Florida Rail Corridor (SFRC)...

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