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NTSB: Loss of situational awareness caused Amtrak 188 derailment
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) voted 3-1 to determine the probable cause of the May 12, 2015 Amtrak 188 derailment in Philadelphia to be the locomotive engineer's loss of…
Port of Tucson celebrates rail improvements
The Federal Railroad Administration, Pima County Arizona, the Port of Tucson and Union Pacific joined in a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 12, celebrating the expansion of the port's rail…
Metro-North to design, purchase track geometry vehicle
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad said it will enter into a contract with Ensco Inc. to design, build and deliver a track inspection.
Pennsylvania commission approves funds for 31 rail projects
The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission approved $36 million for 31 rail projects across 34 counties.
Amtrak 188 anniversary: FRA calls for safety measures; NTSB sets meeting date for probable cause
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released the following statement from Administrator Sarah Feinberg on the one-year anniversary of the Amtrak 188 derailment. The passenger train derailed during the evening of…
FTA to WMATA: Here are the three priority locations for improvements
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) sent a letter to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) calling for immediate repairs to three locations FTA deemed high risks for smoke and fire…
Union Pacific plans to invest $78.6M into its home state
Union Pacific will spend $78.6 million improving its infrastructure in Nebraska this year. The planned spend is on top of the $200 million the railroad has invested in its infrastructure…
NRC Project of the Year: Port of Long Beach, Pier E
Herzog Contracting Corp. and Reyes Construction worked to safely build a 345-acre intermodal yard that will help the Port of Long Beach increase capacity and cut air pollution.
Dennis Riggs: 2015 NRC Field Employee of the year
Dennis Riggs, general superintendent for Railroad Construction Co. of South Jersey, is recognized by colleagues and clients as a trusted source of construction solutions.
Railroad Construction company celebrates 90 years
Railroad Construction Company has grown significantly in its 90 years. The company still embraces the values established at conception and remains a strong, family-owned business.
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