Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Tutor Perini Corporation's joint venture has executed a contract with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) for the design and construction of the initial Madera to Fresno segment of the California high-speed rail system.

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Draper TRAX light-rail line, a 3.8-mile extension of service in the Salt Lake City area, is now open.

The administration building at Norfolk Southern's Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility at McCalla, Ala., has been Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.

BNSF plans to invest an estimated $220 million to improve and expand rail capacity in North Dakota and $115 million on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Montana this year.

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has planned railroad crossing repair projects in Woodstown, Salem County.

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has re-affirmed Resolution SX-100 that authorizes the Exposition Construction Authority to construct 16 at-grade and 11 grade-separated rail crossings as part of Phase 2 of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo Line project.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad (SPSR) as a partner in EPA's "SmartWay" Transport Partnership program.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) reopened its Central Av. M subway station on the Myrtle Avenue line after a five-month station rehabilitation.

The Chicago Transit Board has hired Keiwit Infrastructure Co. as the general contractor for the Milwaukee Blue Line Track Renewal project with a contract valued at $20.4 million.

TORQ Transloading Inc. (TORQ) is planning the development of a large scale unit train, crude-by-rail terminal in Kerrobert, SK, Canada. TORQ is negotiating multiple pipeline connections to accommodate delivery of both light and heavy crudes to the Kerrobert Rail Terminal, which be served by Canadian Pacific.

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