The majority of
construction activities at the Fridley, Minn., Northstar commuter rail station
are complete. Milling and overlay of 61st Way was completed the week of Nov. 2.
All three station elevators have passed inspection. Plumbing/mechanical and
electrical passed inspections are set for the week of Nov. 9. Installation of
station signage and landscaping continue.
Vancouver's TransLink Board Chair Dale Parker said
that TransLink President Tom Prendergast would leave the organization to take
the helm of North America's largest subway and bus system, New York City
Weekend motorists, cyclists
and pedestrians using the intersection of Almaden Boulevard and San Carlos
Street, and VTA light rail riders using or passing through the Convention
Center Light Rail Station insane Jose, Calif., should allow more time for their
trips the weekend of Nov. 7-8.
has reached a tentative agreement with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
and Trainmen to settle wage and work rule matters concerning BNSF's locomotive
engineers for the major round of collective bargaining that will begin Jan. 1,
It's been decades since
select ground just east of Floyd Boulevard in Sioux City, Iowa, was exposed to
sun and other elements, the Sioux City Journal reports. Now, the area is being
laid bare by workers moving southward, pulling out old railroad spikes and
prying up the steel track.
Track maintenance on the
Washington, D.C., Metro Orange, Blue and Yellow lines Nov. 6-8 will cause
inbound and outbound trains to take turns sharing one track. Customers should
add 30 minutes to their trips.
CN, North America's largest
mover of forest products, is on track to haul more than 800,000 tons of wood
pellets this year and sees more opportunities in the future for this
"green" source of heating energy.
Beneath a busy interchange
on top of the highest point in Tysons Corner, Va., crews are mining a tunnel
that will carry the Dulles Corridor Metrorail tracks from Route 123 to Route 7.
Working two 12-hour shifts per day, crews began tunnel construction, using the
New Austrian Tunneling Method to mine the first of two tunnels, the outbound
segment. Construction will start on the inbound tunnel in the coming months.