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Wis. project will alleviate rail traffic in Milwaukee

A rail project in Muskego, Wis., is now up for public debate. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the Muskego Yard Freight Rail Bypass project, which will upgrade

Crane collapses on Southwest light-rail project in Minneapolis

A partial crane collapse stopped Twin Cities & Western Railroad freight traffic on July 15 in Minneapolis, Minn. No injuries were reported and no word yet on whether freight traffic has been

Rail Group On Air: Building everything, even tools, during re-railing project

Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Wayne Presby, president of the Mount Washington Railway Company, about a re-railing project full of innovation and unique challenges. Listen to more Rail

Watch: Rail delivery for DART’s Silver Line project

Long portions of steel rails were delivered to Addison, Texas, along the Silver Line, a sure sign that construction on Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) $2 billion project is underway. Manufactured by

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Some would like to see a greener ‘throat’ in Boston

Some are saying too many cars are planned to go down “the throat.” The Massachusetts Turnpike project that runs through Allston has one major and complex hurdle: How to fit eight lanes

Sound Transit to close intersection of 136th Pl NE and NE Spring Blvd for trackwork

Beginning as early as Monday, July 20, lasting through Friday, Aug. 7, Sound Transit contractor crews will close the intersection of Northeast Spring Boulevard and 136th Place Northeast. This closure is necessary

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Amtrak starts construction to increase rail capacity at Washington Union Station

No impact on scheduled train operations A major construction project that will increase rail capacity is underway at Washington Union Station, the second busiest terminal in the U.S. The project is among

LIRR continues to hit milestones on expansion project

MTA Construction & Development (C&D), the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and design-builder 3rd Track Constructors successfully installed a new LIRR bridge and underpass tunnel at New Hyde Park Road in New

Workers make first strike on Gold Line extension in L.A.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called the Foothill Gold Line extension a “down payment on a more connected, dynamic, and equitable future for Angelenos.” On July 10, that down payment was already

Sunday Cinema: Pikes Peak railway progress, and more

This week’s lead video is something we posted earlier in the week, but it is worth a second showing. The below video is a June update on construction progress for California’s high-speed

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