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Tough road to normalcy, longer road to recovery
Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy slapped the Northeast, transportation providers are still scrambling to repair infrastructure and restore service.
SEPTA credits effort of work crews in Hurricane Sandy recovery
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority crews worked around the clock to fix damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, which moved through the Philadelphia, Pa., area on Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct.…
ACE begins construction of San Gabriel Trench project
Construction of a $336-million, concrete-walled railroad trench reaching 30 feet deep, 65 feet wide and 1.4 miles long through the city of San Gabriel, Calif., began on Nov. 1.
Rail contractors at the ready to aid with Northeast cleanup
The recovery effort from Hurricane Sandy will be a monumental affair that will last weeks, if not months.
NJ Transit opens one light-rail line, damage assessment continues
New Jersey Transit resumed operation along its River Line light-rail route at 3 p.m., Oct. 31, with trips occurring every 30 minutes between the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden…
Sandy leaves freight, passenger rail service stunned
Freight and passenger rail providers across the Northeast scrambled Tuesday morning to assess damage left by Hurricane Sandy and restore service where possible.
Feds award $18.5 million to upgrade rail and port infrastructure in South Jersey
The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) and its partners signed an $18.5 million federal stimulus grant October 23 that will create thousands of jobs by upgrading freight rail from South…
Regional districts asked to contribute to Vancouver Island Rail bridge rehab
The five regional district members of the Island Corridor Foundation are being asked to contribute CA $3.2 million (US $3.26 million) for the structural repairs to the 48 bridges between…
Metro-North’s Harlem River Lift Bridge to undergo cable replacement project
A crucial bridge that provides the only access into Manhattan for all Metro-North trains traveling to and from Grand Central Terminal is due for a major upgrade, the railroad said…
CREATE bridge will be 1,000th built since Gov. Quinn took office
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, joined by Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider and other state and local officials, said a plan to construct an overpass bridge at Illinois Route 38…
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