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Hamilton, Ontario's approved LRT line will be extended an additional 1.9 miles to its original eastern terminal, Eastgate Square, an east Hamilton shopping mall. The crosstown line will now total 8.7 miles.

Snap-on, Inc., has acquired Norbar Torque Tools Holdings Limited along with its U.S. and Chinese joint ventures, ("Norbar") for approximately $72 million.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal Register.

A federal budget deal reached by Congress on April 30 includes approximately $150 million for two transit projects in California.

Canadian Pacific joined K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) to celebrate the opening of the Legacy Project mine on May 2.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) awarded Tutor Perini a $291.5-million contract for the Mid-Day Storage Yard portion of the East Side Access Project.

Prepatory work on New York City Transit's (NYCT) L Line Canarsie Tunnel will begin this month to ensure the tunnel remains useable until larger repairs can be made.

Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad is rebuilding the Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast through a $9.5 million investment made possible by the MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Program.

The Durham-Orange Light Rail project remains eligible for more than $1 billion in federal funding following approvals of updated county transit plans from several stakeholders.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has added Jeff Goodling as a senior rail project manager for the West region. Samrithy Thlang has also joined the company as a senior managing overhead contact system engineer.

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