Bells & Whistles—5/15/20

NJ Transit awards contract for new railroad bridge. FRA provides update on Positive Train Control implementation. SANDAG begins stabilization project on the Del Mar cliffs. Transit leaders are asking for more stimulus

After Superstorm Sandy collision, NJ Transit bridge will be rehabilitated

New Jersey Transit has awarded a contract worth $247.95 million to George Harms Construction Co. of Farmingdale, N.J. for the first of three construction phases of the Raritan River Bridge Replacement project

A green light for the Green Line? Calgary expected to vote soon

By the start of summer the city of Calgary will know if it has warmed up enough to plans for a new Green Line light rail track. The Calgary City Council is

Town says plans for new railroad bridge over Connecticut River lack details

Amtrak is looking to replace a rail bridge across the Connecticut River between the towns of Old Lyme, Conn., and Old Saybrook, Conn. The existing bridge has been there since 1907 and

Bells & Whistles—5/8/20

Bridge work cranks up at Virgin Trains’ Orlando extension project. MARTA may have to cut, delay light rail projects due to COVID-19. Work continues at LIRR’s Third Track project. Texas Central ruled

Bridge work kicks into high gear on Orlando extension project

Virgin Trains, formerly Brightline, continues progress on the Orlando extension, connecting South Florida with Central Florida, beginning construction on many of the 28 bridges located along the 129-mile north-south corridor between Brevard

Look: Work on Boston’s Green Line Extension is in full swing

The city of Boston is famous for its Green Monster, which is the high left-field wall at the home of baseball’s Boston Red Sox, also known as Fenway Park. However, lately the

Railroad overpass project in Indiana continues to move along

Work continues to spread at the intersection of S.R. 46 and S.R. 11 in Columbus, Ind. That is certainly better than the coronavirus alternative. While the virus puts more Americans on lockdown,

Cost climbs for bicycle bridge over BNSF tracks in Minnesota due to poor soil

Costs are starting to mount for a proposed pedestrian bridge that crosses over BNSF railroad tracks in St. Louis Park, Minn.

Woodhaven, Mich., elevates effort to solve on-grade crossing delays

Rather than continue to complain about ongoing traffic delays at an at-grade railroad crossing, Woodhaven, Mich., is taking the high road … in the form of a bridge.