Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Parsons has been selected by the city of Chicago's Department of Aviation to replace and expand O'Hare International Airport's Automated Transit System (ATS) on a design-build basis.

Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:13

Search is on for new Sound Transit CEO

The Sound Transit Board of Directors is beginning a process to hire a new chief executive officer as Joni Earl prepares to retire next year.

Union Pacific plans to invest $66 million in 2015 to improve Missouri's transportation infrastructure and will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015 12:33

Carter named next CTA president

Dorval Carter, Jr., has been named president of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). Carter, who has more than 30 years of experience in public transit at both the city and federal levels, joins the CTA from the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C., where he most recently has served as acting chief of staff to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:47

CN targets $2.2B in 2015 capex

Canadian National plans to invest CA$2.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) in rail infrastructure maintenance and improvements, as well as in new capacity, equipment and technology in 2015 to raise network safety and efficiency, improve service and support future growth

Union Pacific plans to invest $49 million to improve transportation infrastructure in Colorado and Illinois.

The rehabilitation of Metro-North Railroad Bridges over Sound Beach Ave. and Tomac Ave. in Old Greenwich started on May 4.

Peterson Contractors of Reinbeck has begun work on the First Avenue Grade Separation Project in Iowa City.

Tutor Perini Corporation has been awarded a contract by Amtrak to construct the 11th Avenue extension to the concrete casing recently completed by Tutor Perini beneath the Eastern Rail Yard of the Hudson Yards site in New York City. The contract value is approximately $56.3 million and the project has been funded through a U.S. Department of Transportation Sandy Resiliency grant under the 2013 Disaster Relief Act.

Union Pacific plans to invest more than $109 million in 2015 to improve Iowa's transportation infrastructure. The company's multi-million dollar private investment will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.

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