Author: Carolina Worrell

Construction Begins on Livingston Avenue Rail Bridge Replacement

ALBANY, N.Y. -Construction has begun on a $634.8 million project to replace the Livingston Avenue Rail Bridge, which will replace the Civil War-era passenger rail bridge spanning the Hudson River between the cities of Albany and Rensselaer and provide a “modern crossing that will improve service and reliability along New York State’s Empire Corridor and throughout the entire Northeast.”

Triunity Tapped for Denver RTD PM Contract

DENVER – Triunity, a Lochner Company, has been selected by Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) for the Project Management Support Consultant contract, overseeing design, construction, repair, renovation and replacement projects for transit infrastructure throughout the Denver Metro area.

Wabtec Achieves Cybersecurity Certification

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) on May 6 announced that it has achieved the IEC 62443-4-1 certification, “a benchmark for cybersecurity development lifecycle processes used on industrial automation and control systems (IACS) products.”

Brent Laing Featured at Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024

CHICAGO –– CN Vice President Engineering and Railway Track & Structures’ 2023 Engineer of the Year is among the featured speakers at Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024 Conference, to be held March 12, 2024, at the

Skanska-Fay JV Selected for Howard Street Tunnel Clearance Project

BALTIMORE – A joint venture (JV) between Skanska and Fay, S&B USA Construction, has been selected for the $293 million Howard Street Tunnel Clearance Program, commonly known as the Howard Street Tunnel Project, which includes modernizing the historic 125-year-old Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore, Md., along CSX’s I-95 rail corridor.

WMATA Proposes ‘Severe Cuts’ in FY2025 Budget (UPDATED, 12/20) –– From Our Colleagues at Railway Age

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has released its proposed operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2025 (FY2025), which calls for “severe cuts” to address the agency’s $750 structural funding shortfall—a deficit equal to more than 25% of the operating budget—despite “proactive management actions” taken by WMATA to control expenses.

Jeff Thomas, Industrial Sales Manager, Viance

Thomas Joins Viance as Industrial Sales Manager

Viance, a Charlotte, N.C.-based provider of wood treatment technologies and services, announced Nov. 28 that it has hired Jeff Thomas as Industrial Sales Manager. He will be responsible for customer relations to service growing market demand for the company’s line of DCOI preservative products.