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Shortline tax credit gains 2,000th co-sponsor since 2004
The Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Act, also referred to as 45G, reached a significant milestone this week when it gained its 2,000th co-sponsor since its first introduction in 2004.
Gateway projects take step toward qualifying for major funding
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has moved the Hudson Tunnel Project and Portal North Bridge – both critical elements of the Gateway Program in the New York City area…
Port, grade separation projects receive FASTLANE grants
Several intermodal projects, as well as two grade separation projects will benefit from Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-Term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grants.
Coos Bay Rail Link receives grant to rehab tunnels
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded the Coos Bay Rail Line $11 million to rehabilitate nine crumbling tunnels along the critical rail link between Eugene and Coquille, Ore.
Meridian Speedway to receive tie, crossing and rail work
Meridian Speedway, LLC (MSLLC), a joint venture between Kansas City Southern (KCS) and Norfolk Southern (NS) for a 320-mile rail line between Meridian, Miss. and Shreveport, La., will invest approximately…
Union Pacific plans $2.1 million investment in Wisconsin
Union Pacific plans to invest $2.1 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Wisconsin, enhancing employee, community and customer safety and increasing rail operating efficiency.
Union Pacific plans $25.8M investment in Washington state, New Mexico
Union Pacific plans to invest $25.8 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructures in Washington state and New Mexico, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase…
SEPTA ramps up Crum Creek Viaduct work
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will halt train service between Elwyn and Swarthmore Stations on the Media/Elwyn Line June 18-19 as work on the Crum Creek Viaduct project intensifies.
CH2M rehabilitating TRE timber trestle
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) awarded an engineering services contract to CH2M for the rehabilitation of the timber pile trestle span Trinity Railway Express (TRE) bridge over Inwood Road.
Vermont approves $33.4 million for rail projects
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on June 2, 2016, signed the FY 2017 Transportation Bill, which approves approximately $612.6 million in infrastructure improvements, including $33.4 million for rail. The bill includes…
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