United States Department of Transportation awarded $511 million in TIGER III discretionary grants to 46 capital construction projects in 33 states, of which $279 million of funding will go to rail-related projects.
The West Virginia Ports Authority has been awarded $12 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation to construct a long-planned intermodal terminal along Norfolk Southern's Heartland Corridor near Prichard, W.Va.
Canadian Pacific and the province of Manitoba, Canada, signed a 10-year memorandum of agreement to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall transportation system in Manitoba.
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority was awarded a $12.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, via the Federal Transit Administration.
The U.S Department of Transportation awarded $10 million in TIGER funding to Seattle area's Sound Transit in support of constructing an extension of Link light rail from Sea-Tac Airport to South 200th Street.
AECOM Technology Corporation has been awarded a $10.6 million contract for the second phase of the New Orleans Streetcar Expansion project in the Rampart/St. Claude corridor.
Canadian Pacific has completed the first year of infrastructure enhancements as part of an aggressive three-year plan to upgrade its North Main Line between Winnipeg, MB, and Edmonton, AB, Canada.