GREEN BAY, Wis. – $2 million from the FRA under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has gone to the Fox Valley & Lake Superior Rail System in Wisconsin.
If you’ve been through Salmon Bay in Seattle, you’ve likely seen the iconic Salmon Bay Rail Bridge, a transportation mainstay in the Pacific Northwest for more than 110 years. And now, thanks to a federal grant and support from BNSF, it will be revitalized to serve for many more years.
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Current efforts to expand rail in eastern Connecticut are hindered by funding and limitations of a rail bridge over the Thames River.
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
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.
SECAUCUS, NJ – Amtrak continues with its Portal North Bridge Project that is slated to be completed in late 2027.
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. – The Orange County Transportation Authority is pushing forward on studying solutions to protect the vital coastal rail line that connects passengers, freight and military assets from San Diego County to Orange County and important destinations farther north.
CINCINNATI, Ohio – Senator Sherrod Brown sent additional letters to Norfolk Southern and CSX asking for proposed plans to fix five crumbling rail bridges in Ohio.
TORONTO – Several rail bridges in Toronto’s east end, including one on Eastern Avenue, are being replaced to support more transit, including the new East Harbour Transit Hub (EHTH), a station in
BISMARCK, N.D. – After BNSF has started construction on its Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge, Friends of the Rail Bridge have appealed to the North Dakota Supreme Court over bridge ownership.
BISMARCK, N.D. – BNSF works on its rail bridge over the Missouri River with the current rail bridge still in use during construction of its replacement.
PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA announced its final phase of SCIP to start this month with an expected completion date of August 26th, and train service will be impacted.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Crews work on the Mary Fix Creek bed and the new Eaglewood Bridge on Metrolinx’s Hazel McCallion Line.
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. – The California High-Speed Rail Authority announces the completion of its Elkhorn Avenue crossing and celebrates the graduates of its construction program.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Commerce Commission approved ten projects across the state to help with safety upgrades, crossing improvements, and rail safety improvements.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Metrolinx gives an update on its Hazel McCallion line including the installation of the push box.
TORONTO – Metrolinx announced weekend service adjustments next week to kick off Burloak Drive construction of a train overpass.
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Norfolk Southern completes railroad bridge replacement and track elevation as part of its infrastructure improvements over a 22-state network.
WASHINGTON – A little over a week ago, RT&S reported that Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) reintroduced H.R. 3782 – The Short Line Railroad Relief Act with several of his colleagues. This legislation authorizes the establishment of a disaster relief program to provide much-needed immediate financial assistance to our nation’s short line railroads.
ATLANTA – A major challenge for the railroad industry is that it operates outside. Railroads build, own, and maintain their infrastructure, and when bad weather hits, it’s up to them to plan for and deal with it with their personnel and money.