NEWARK, N.J. – State and federal officials announced the beginning of construction in New Jersey on the Hudson Tunnel Project.
WINONA, Wash. – Watco announced the completion of a 33-day construction of a 210-foot steel and concrete rail trestle bridge in Winona, Washington.
PRESIDIO, Texas – The international rail bridge opening between Presidio and Ojinaga has been pushed from December 2024 to summer 2025.
ONTARIO – The Ontario Government has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a contract to design and build the subway’s tunnels on the Yonge North Subway Extension.
BALTIMORE – Baltimore-Washington Rapid Rail is working toward a high-speed magnetic levitation train from Washington D.C. to New York by way of Baltimore.
KEARNY, NJ – Amtrak announced it launched the procurement process for the Sawtooth Bridges Replacement Project.
PROVO, Utah – At Provo Central Station, the 145-foot overhead bridge runs over two Union Pacific lines and two FrontRunner tracks.
BISMARCK, ND – The non-profit group, Friends of the Rail Bridge, appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court on November 16th to argue against tearing down the 140-year old structure.
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. – The FRA has selected 10 projects across the state of Connecticut to receive funding for “rehabilitation and modernization.”
SAN FRANCISCO – The Valley Transportation Authority reports that it has purchased a tunnel boring machine from Herrenknecht, for its BSVII, or BART Silicon Valley Phase II, project.
BARSTOW, Calif. – In conjunction with BNSF, SBCTA is working to replace the North First Avenue Bridge in Barstow, California.
NEW YORK CITY – Amtrak is celebrating the beginning of construction on the Hudson Tunnel Project in New York.
CHICAGO – Metra announced Milwaukee Avenue will be closed at Kilbourn Avenue until June 2024 as part of their bridge replacement project.
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Caltrain is trying to repair a rail bridge after it was damaged from a storm in late December 2022.
‘Construction of Tunnels Means Sacrifice’: Meet Eleanor Sillerico, Civil Engineer and Construction Manager
LOS ANGELES – The Metro Source focuses on Eleanor Sillerico, Construction Manager for Tunnels Section 3 of Metro’s Purple (D) Line Extension Transit Project.
TORONTO – Metrolinx announced Bloor Street West (between St. Helens Avenue and Ruttan Street) will be closed from October 23-28 for bridge installation.
SEACAUCUS, N.J. – NJ Transit’s chief of construction management for the new Portal Bridge construction, Mohammed Nasim, was fired and replaced with Frank Corso.
PUEBLO, Colo.–– A BNSF coal train traveling near Pueblo on Sunday, Oct. 15 derailed on a bridge that runs over I-25.
FORTH WORTH, TEXAS – BNSF gave an update on Facebook about the Trinity River bridge replacement in Fort Worth, Texas.
Merchants Bridge Main Span Trusses & East Approach Replacement Engineers Honored at AREMA 2023 General Session
INDIANAPOLIS – The engineers who worked on the Merchants Bridge Main Span Trusses & East Approach Replacement in St. Louis, Missouri received the Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence.