The Merchants Bridge is the second-oldest bridge on the Mississippi River in the St. Louis region, but soon it will feel young again. The Merchants Bridge was open to rail traffic in
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
ARE, which specializes in UAS rail bridge inspections, announced the winners of its photo contest in May. The photo contest was based on some of the company’s favorite aerial images that bridge
The reductions in Chicago Metra service due to the COVID-19 pandemic are having one positive side effect for the railroad. With fewer trains operating on the system, Metra is planning to get
Norfolk Southern crews were on-site in Bucyrus, Ohio, over the weekend after a piece of loose concrete fell from one of its rail bridges over the weekend.
Editor’s Note: From time to time we will publish cutting-edge research in the world of railroad engineering. In this piece, researchers look at the use of the degradation model in bridge asset
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has approved a design-build contract for Halmar International Inc., an engineering and construction company based in Nanuet, N.Y., to replace a new bridge carrying the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) tracks at the Westbury LIRR station.
Regional Transportation District (RTD) is reusing materials to replace an old bridge along its North Metro Rail Line rather than building it new.