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LACMTA breaks ground on rail yard near LAX The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) broke ground on a $172-million maintenance and administrative facility for light-rail vehicles servicing the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project and the Green Line.

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New York state has awarded $16.3 million in grants through the Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program to projects that Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will strengthen infrastructure, as well as support economic development by leveraging...
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The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking comments regarding the proposed North American Polypropylene Rail Yard Project, located in Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Canada.   The agency must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the...
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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued two final rules to better protect railroad employees working on or near railroad tracks.   One rule amends the existing Roadway Worker Protection regulation. The second rule, Control of Alcohol...
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) broke ground on a $172-million maintenance and administrative facility for light-rail vehicles servicing the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project and the Green Line.   The Southwest Yard, located near Los...
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Tulsa is primed to expand shipping capacity as the Panama Canal expansion nears completion with newly renovated dock and rail facilities.   After more than two years of phased construction, officials at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa...

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The Federal Railroad Administration, Pima County Arizona, the Port of Tucson and Union Pacific joined in a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 12, celebrating the expansion of the port's rail infrastructure.   The Port of Tucson's existing...
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The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission approved $36 million for 31 rail projects across 34 counties.   The Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP), a capital budget grant program funded with bonds, supported 15 of the projects and the...
Railroad Construction Company has grown significantly in its 90 years. The company still embraces the values established at conception and remains a strong, family-owned business. Ninety years ago, Railroad Construction Company, Inc. (RCC), was established by...
Herzog Contracting Corp. and Reyes Construction worked to safely build a 345-acre intermodal yard that will help the Port of Long Beach increase capacity and cut air pollution.   California's Port of Long Beach (POLB) is the...
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The planned Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Green Line Extension (GLX) has been approved to proceed in a simplified version following months of project re-evaluation.   The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board and MBTA Fiscal and...