KINGSTON, ONTARIO – An inspection by CN found part of the crossing that collapsed earlier this year had seen a “significant drop in condition.”
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Supreme Court denied FORB’s request that the court take jurisdiction over the Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge.
L.B. Foster Vice President of Rail Sales Doug Combs has been named to the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) Board of Directors. Combs assumes a recently vacated seat on the
CLEVELAND – The city of Cleveland issues 99 first-degree misdemeanor violations for CSX- and Norfolk Southern-owned railroad bridges.
CHESTERTON, Ind. – The South Shore Line in northern Indiana has been testing trains at a lowered speed and “expects to return commercial train travel to a 14-mile stretch of track.”
CHICAGO – East Chicago Rail Terminal announced it has completed a track expansion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Work on a rail bridge over the Potomac River begins this Fall. The rail bridge, costing $2.3 billion, will expand passenger rail capacity over the next ten years.
PITTSBURGH – L.B. Foster is discontinuing its fabricated bridge grid deck manufacturing and commercial operations in Bedford, Pa.
BOSTON – MBTA details its critical track work that will take place over 16 days in October on the Red and Mattapan lines.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Private investment firm Auxo Investment Partners on Aug. 23 announced that it has acquired Cariboo Central Railroad Contracting, a Western Canada-based railroad construction service provider to Class I railroads, short-line railroads and industrial customers.
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Department of Transportation releases two timelapse videos showing the replacement of two railroad bridges in Jackson.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. – Brightline VP spoke to Martin County Commissioners to support construction of a double-tracked railroad bridge that crosses over the St. Lucie River in Florida.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Friends of the Rail Bridge takes its argument of the Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge ownership to the North Dakota Supreme Court.
SECAUCUS, NJ – Amtrak continues with its Portal North Bridge Project that is slated to be completed in late 2027.
CHICAGO – The CTA is finishing up its first phase of construction on its Blue Line this weekend with service updates.
NEW YORK – A Long Island Rail Road train derailed on August 3 and investigators have determined that an improperly aligned switch was the cause.
KERN COUNTY, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority has finished its seventh high-speed rail structure, and the Merced Avenue overcrossing is now open.
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – Today, Union Pacific starts a tie replacement project along 10 miles of its North Line, totaling roughly 3,000 ties between Highland Park and Wilmette.
RT&S AUGUST 2023 ISSUE – ATLANTA – While track maintenance has more than its fair share of challenges, it could perhaps be argued that rail welding is among the most challenging.
SANDPOINT, Idaho – A four-year, multi-faceted project to widen a single-track chokepoint on BNSF’s Northern Corridor at Sandpoint, Idaho, is now complete, following the cutover of new track during a 16-hour work