SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – The California Transportation Commission awarded more than $300 million to 15 projects across the state with $15 million going toward improvements along the LOSSAN Rail Corridor.
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. – Robert “Bob” Cigrang, Vice President of Sales for Omni Rail Products, died Dec. 3. He was 74.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – RT&S Managing Editor Jennifer McLawhorn had the opportunity to visit Plasser American’s new office building and expanded warehousing facilities.
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced the recipients of the annual Local Grade Crossing Surface Program.
DETROIT, Mich. – ASLRRA reports Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bill 271 on November 28th to allow rail ties to be burned as an alternative energy source.
BOSTON – The MBTA has completed Green Line track work and removed 12 speed restrictions. Also, it has shortened two speed restrictions on the Green Line E branch between Prudential and Copley stations.
MONTREAL –– CN on Dec. 6 reported signing and closing an agreement to acquire Iowa Northern (IANR), an approximately 275-mile U.S. regional railroad that it interchanges with in Waterloo and Cedar Rapids. Terms were not disclosed.
VPRA Selects Construction Partners for Long Bridge-North Package and Franconia-Springfield Bypass Projects
RICHMOND, Va. – VPRA selects Skanska/Flatiron Joint Venture for the Long Bridge-North Package and Flatiron/Herzog Joint Venture for the Franconia-Springfield Bypass
RAILWAY TRACK & STRUCTURES – DECEMBER 2023 – STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
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RALEIGH, N.C. – A $1 billion grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will allow North Carolina to progress on its Raleigh to Richmond Rail Line.
CHICAGO – Chicago Transit Authority announced it has begun its final major stage of its Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project with the North Belmont Red-Purple Reconstruction.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden Administration has approved $3 billion for Brightline West high-speed rail project to connect Las Vegas and Southern California.
CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary LRT has begun running as of December 4th after it was shut down on November 24th, so crews could continue construction in the Victoria Park/Stampede station rebuild.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, or PUCO, approved safety upgrades at rail crossings in both Ashtabula and Warren counties in Ohio.
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.
DENVER, Colo. – Union Pacific Railroad’s Engineering team recently tackled a monumental effort at its equipment shop in Denver, Colorado – rebuilding the first of 32 massive track maintenance machines to make them more user-friendly, enhance safety and simplify repairs.