The Warm Springs/South Fremont Station West Access Bridge and Plaza Project has been selected to receive the 2022 Outstanding Transportation Project award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – San Francisco Section.
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MBTA officials have announced that another $1 billion will be needed to complete repairs on the agency’s Orange and Red lines.
In BNSF’s latest edition of Rail Talk, the focus is on the accomplishments of a production gang in Minnesota that completed important track work just before the beginning of harvest season traffic.
The Green Line Board has approved the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) to select a proponent to design, construct, and finance Phase 1 from Shepard to Eau Claire of the Green Line LRT.
The short line network Patriot Rail announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase Delta Southern Railroad, Inc.
James J. Florio, the former Governor of New Jersey and eight-term congressman who was the principal author of the 1980 Staggers Rail Act that partially deregulated the industry, died Sept. 25. He was 85.
The SEPTA board has approved the purchase of land for the King of Prussia line project.
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) has just announced the availability of two undergraduate scholarships for tuition assistance for the 2023 academic year.
According to data from the Surface Transportation Safety Board, Class 1 railroad employment rose in August to its highest level since December 2020.
OmniTRAX, the short line railroad company that owns and operates over 20 railroads in the U.S., has signed a letter of intent to purchase the bankrupt San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has developed a program to assist contractors with compliance requirements set forth by Part 243.
Koppers announced John McDonald has joined the company as the new Director of Class 1 Sales for Koppers Railroad Products and Services (RPS) segment.
Metrolinx yesterday released the following update on its work on the Finch West LRT track installation and vehicle testing.
On Sept. 9, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced that $25 million will be awarded to the Salmon Bay Bridge project by the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program.
Union Pacific told customers in a service announcement that a curfew for train movement has been initiated in the area of Oakridge, Ore., due to the Cedar Creek fire.
The Final EIS/ROD for the CTA Red Line Extension has been released.
The MBTA’s Capital Delivery Bridge & Structures team will replace the Commercial Street Bridge in Lynn, Mass. from Sept. 16-20.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that its Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Cole County, Mo. for transportation infrastructure that will include a rail spur and other infrastructure needed to build a multi-modal transload facility within the Algoa Industrial Park in Jefferson City.
The replacement of a 112-year-old, swing-style rail bridge that spans the Hackensack River from Kearney to Seacaucus, N.J., known as the Portal North Bridge, is just one of a series of projects in Amtrak’s Gateway Program.
John Cech, vice president, Engineering at BNSF, is the recipient of the 2022 Engineer of the Year Award from Railway Track & Structures Media.