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Port of Virginia begins three-year expansion project The Port of Virginia (VPA) began a three-year, $320-million expansion effort at the Virginia International Gateway (VIG) on Feb. 13.

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The Port of Virginia (VPA) began a three-year, $320-million expansion effort at the Virginia International Gateway (VIG) on Feb. 13. The project is one of two large-scale expansion projects that when complete, will increase overall annual...
dewberry-to-develop-master-plan-for-carolina-connector
Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to develop a transportation and freight master plan for the new Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal train hub...
high-speed-rail-peninsula-electrification-make-california-wish-list-for-federal-funds
The state of California put forth its initial list of priority infrastructure projects to the National Governor's Association for consideration by the federal government.   The list represents more than $100 billion worth of investment and encompasses...
union-pacific-board-approves-31-billion-2017-capital-program
The Board of Directors of Union Pacific approved its $3.1 billion capital program for 2017.   The program is down approximately 11 percent, $400 million, from the Class 1's 2016 capital plan of $3.5 billion. "The 2017 capital...
new-york-awards-25-million-to-rail-port-projects
The state of New York awarded $25 million in grants to 19 rail and port projects through the Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program. "These grants will help strengthen New York's infrastructure, attract new investments, and...

aar-estimates-freight-railroads-will-spend-22-billion-on-capital-programs-in-2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) estimates U.S. freight railroads will spend an estimated $22 billion in 2017 on capital programs.   AAR says the private investment will go toward maintaining and upgrading the nation's rail network...
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A bill that would make the shortline maintenance tax credit permanent was introduced to the House of Representatives during the evening of Jan. 30.   The Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act, H.R....
kansas-city-southern-2017-capital-program-to-be-in-550-560m-range
Kansas City Southern will spend between $550-$560 million on it's capital program in 2017, which is a four to five percent reduction from its 2016 capital program of $584 million.   Close to 45 percent, between $247-$252...
henderson-named-president-of-rj-corman-railroad-services-rush-to-serve-as-svp-commercial-development-rj-corman-railroad-group
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, named Nathan Henderson as president of R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, and of Noel Rush to serve as senior vice president Commercial Development, R.J. Corman Railroad Group effective...
kcs-watco-wtc-announce-joint-venture-for-mexico-refined-energy-products-terminal
Kansas City Southern (KCS), Watco Companies, LLC (Watco) and WTC Industrial (WTC) have announced a joint venture investment through which they will facilitate and expand U.S. exports of liquid fuels to Mexico.      The project entails building...

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