rail bridges

BNSF doubles track while also preserving sensitive land in Kansas

Prairie grass is one of the few plants that can survive in heart of the state of Kansas. Shallow soil caused settlers to pass on the land decades ago. Transportation demands, however,

L.A. Metro finishes decking for future Beverly Hills subway station seven months early

While the COVID-19 pandemic is severely impacting health, the economy, and life in general, along with having killed nearly 500,000 people worldwide, with over 117,000 deaths in the U.S., it’s hard to

New York Cross Harbor Rail Tunnel? Not in our lifetime: The Federal Transit Man

There is only $70 million for advancing an environmental study for the $10 billion (estimated) Cross Harbor Rail Tunnel within the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey 2017-2026 Capital Plan.

Vossloh wins contract for the supply of rail fastening systems to Uruguay

To advance rail freight traffic and sustainably improve the inland connections with the capital Montevideo, Uruguay Central Railroad is planning numerous modernizations, e.g., of railway bridges and stations as well as the

Bells & Whistles—6/12/20

L.A.’s Purple Line extension runs into trouble with tunnel construction. Sound Transit’s Tacoma Link light-rail extension costing more. Metro-North Railroad ready to begin construction on rail bridges. California lawmakers want to take

South Shore Line

Double-track project in Indiana will generate $2 billion in private investment

Northwest Indiana residents got an update on a double track project that will run between Gary and Michigan City, Ind. The $420.3 million effort will include higher-speed trains that will reduce the

Tar sand, methane gas could spike cost of L.A.’s Purple Line extension

The tar sand geography underneath the city of Los Angeles appears to have gooped up any hopes of avoiding cost overruns on the tunnel boring section of the Purple Line extension. Through

Metro-North Railroad to begin construction to replace two New Haven Line bridge spans in Port Chester

Click here for renderings of the future bridges MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced major construction will begin in July to replace two New Haven line bridges over Willet Avenue and Highland Street

Seattle DOT adds immersed tunnel option to RFQ

Much like the process itself, the proposal of replacing the West Seattle Bridge with an immersed tunnel has slipped into the Request for Qualification (RFQ). With residents supporting the idea of a

Del Mar, SCRRA receive federal funding to help battle erosion, rehab rail bridges

Twelve projects that will repair and rehabilitate passenger rail infrastructure across the U.S. have been awarded more than $302 million in grants by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) through the Federal-State Partnership for