OAKLAND, Calif. – The City of Oakland awarded a $25 million contract to Parsons Corp. to complete the engineering design for the Embarcadero West Rail Safety and Access Improvements project.
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SAN FRANCISCO – BART celebrates more than 180 engineers during Engineers Week and the numerous projects they’ve worked on over the last year.
ONTARIO – STRABAG Inc. was awarded the $255 million contract to for the second underground segment of the extension.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Freight traffic halted once more after crews observed accelerated movement of the slope in San Clemente, and OCTA received $7.2 million for a catchment wall.
FORT WORTH, Texas – DavRail’s new partnership with McCulloch Group allows it to distribute McCulloch’s rail handling and logistics equipment.
BOSTON – The MBTA reports it completed track work along its Red Line between February 5th to February 14th, allowing them to remove 8 speed restrictions.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed as of reporting, but BNSF has reportedly settled the lawsuit from the Kooima family over a 2018 derailment.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Idealogy Marketing + Design, a marketing partner of Road & Rail Services, redesigned the website for both desktop and mobile use.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– In Safety Bulletin 2024-2, issued February 13, the Federal Railroad Administration notified railroads of a software error and malfunction in the Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (PTC).
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Gateway North MAX station will open March 4th. This will be the first new station in nine years for TriMet.
SACRAMENTO –– Earlier this week, California State Sen. Catherine Blakespear introduced legislation to try to resolve and stabilize the problems on the LOSSAN corridor over the past several years.
NEW YORK CITY – The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has suspended the issuing of new construction contracts for major transit upgrades, “as lawsuits that seek to block congestion pricing work their way through the courts,” according to a Crain’s New York Business report.
PITTSBURGH – After a year-long consultation, L.B. Foster has announced its new global website that houses a global rail segment and an infrastructure segment.
SEATTLE – A rail line between Bellevue and Redmond on the Eastside will open spring 2024.
MADISON, Wis. – Four rail engineering courses will be offered online and/or in-person through University of Wisconsin-Madison.
SELMA, N.C. – The Selma-Smithfield Union Depot renovations are complete and include a detectable warning system at the station.
ELK GROVE, Calif. – The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission has closed escrow on land for a station in Elk Grove.
SAN CLEMENTE – Freight operations have stopped overnight after crews documented continued slope movement.
SACRAMENTO –– The California High Speed Rail Authority released its 2024 Draft Report last week. The report is now within a 60-day public comment period that ends April 9.
PITTSBURG, Kan. – CDL Group of Companies welcomes Jon Broadway as the new general manager of railroad construction within its railroad construction division.