BALTIMORE –The Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program sees the beginning of demolition as major construction will begin in 2024.
Author: Jennifer McLawhorn
SAN CLEMENTE – As early as February 27th, crews could begin drilling for beams to support a catchment wall. This comes a month after another landslide in San Clemente.
LAS VEGAS – Brightline West’s updates to field investigation work include geotechnical borings and samplings, utility potholing, and land surveying in California and Nevada.
PORTLAND, Ore. – TriMet will have a final disruption from March 16th to March 24th along the MAX Blue Line in Hillsboro.
NEW YORK CITY – Purdy’s Station is the third station this year to be made fully accessible for Metro-North. It joins two other stations on the Harlem Line that have received upgrades this year.
ATLANTA – MARTA will start work on March 13th to replace its north pedestrian bridge. Once the new bridge reopens in October, work will start on the south bridge.
HARRISON, N.J. – Port Authority New York and New Jersey reports the Harrison Station on the PATH commuter rail is now open after renovations.
NEW YORK CITY – From March 9th to March 18th, MTA crews will perform accessibility and track upgrades to its subway lines, including Queensboro Plaza.
LOS ANGELES – The Volvo EC230 Electric excavator was used in a 90-day pilot program by Skanska on LA Metro’s Purple (D Line) Extension Transit program.
FORT MYERS, Fla. – SGLR has operated its first test train across the entire span of the Caloosahatchee River after Hurricane Ian destroyed railroad bridges.
BALTIMORE – $213 million in federal funds were awarded to the Maryland Transit Administration to replace 52 light rail vehicles.
TOPEKA, Kan. – Through the Rail Service Improvement Program (RSIP), 17 short line rail expansion and rehabilitation projects will receive a total $16.5 million.
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.
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 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.