PRESIDIO, Texas – The international rail bridge opening between Presidio and Ojinaga has been pushed from December 2024 to summer 2025.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Metrolinx reports on its progress on its Hazel McCallion Line and Port Credit GO Station.
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.
Viance, a Charlotte, N.C.-based provider of wood treatment technologies and services, announced Nov. 28 that it has hired Jeff Thomas as Industrial Sales Manager. He will be responsible for customer relations to service growing market demand for the company’s line of DCOI preservative products.
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.
DEL MAR, Calif, – Del Mar City Council asks SANDAG to study rail realignment option.
BOCHUM, Germany – Stantec on Nov. 14 announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ZETCON Engineering, a 645-person engineering firm headquartered in Bochum, Germany.
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.
LOS ANGELES – California High-Speed Rail Authority will add a fourth track to its Los Angeles-Anaheim segment.
NEW YORK CITY – MTA Metro-North Railroad reports that Governor Hochul has announced the beginning of construction on the Metro-North Park Avenue Viaduct Replacement Project.
DENVER, Colo. – With frequent trains running each day, this leads to the ballast shifting and settling over time. In response, RTD is starting a program to resurface commuter rail track.
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Caltrain is trying to repair a rail bridge after it was damaged from a storm in late December 2022.
BOSTON – Pre-fabricated rail ties were made to the wrong specifications and then installed on MBTA’s Green Line extension.
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.