JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – CSX SVP of Operations Ricky Johnson and VP of Engineering Carl Walker spoke to the #ONECSX team in Florida.
BALTIMORE – A joint venture (JV) between Skanska and Fay, S&B USA Construction, has been selected for the $293 million Howard Street Tunnel Clearance Program, commonly known as the Howard Street Tunnel Project, which includes modernizing the historic 125-year-old Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore, Md., along CSX’s I-95 rail corridor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has signed off on stipulated agreements to improve safety at highway/rail grade crossings in Cumberland and Stark counties. Total cost: $1.84 million.
RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) announced it was awarded a grant totaling $729 million from the FRA via the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Program (FSP-National).
ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. – An investigation has determined that a failed railcar wheel bearing caused the Nov. 22 CSX train derailment just north of Livingston, Ky., the Class I railroad reported Nov. 26. Sixteen cars, including two molten sulphur cars that breached and caught fire, were involved.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Monday, CSX released a service bulletin to state it is “monitoring the path of Hurricane Lee, which could bring severe weather to the East Coast later this week.”
CLEVELAND – The city of Cleveland issues 99 first-degree misdemeanor violations for CSX- and Norfolk Southern-owned railroad bridges.
WAYCROSS, Ga. – CSX suspended operations along its I-95 route through Georgia and South Carolina due to impacts from Hurricane Idalia.
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.
WHITEMARSH TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A CSX train derailed on a Norfolk Southern Line due to a sinkhole opening.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Commerce Commission approved ten projects across the state to help with safety upgrades, crossing improvements, and rail safety improvements.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on June 5 reported that 63 projects will share more than $570 million in Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant Program funding to address safety at 400-plus at-grade crossings nationwide. The awards for
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, drafted several letters to each of the Class I CEOs who have rail lines in Ohio following reports sent to his office of eroding rail bridges.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has signed off on stipulated agreements to improve safety at highway/rail grade crossings in Bond, Champaign, Henry and St. Clair counties. Total cost: $3.17 million.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on May 17 approved safety upgrades at a rail crossing in Butler County.
The Ashton Creek Industrial Park LLC in Chesterfield County, Va., will receive a $450,000 Rail Industrial Access Program grant to support construction of a rail spur, to be served by CSX, according to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), which administers the program.
CSX officials are celebrating the Class 1’s engineering team in Cincinnati, Ohio, for reaching a milestone of three years injury-free.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on Dec. 14 approved safety upgrades at rail crossings in Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Fayette and Logan counties.
Waxhaw, N.C. is the site of a rail improvement project that is a joint venture with North Carolina and CSX.
The Chicago Region Environment and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE) partners announced that $70 million in federal funds will soon be on the way to Chicago, allowing for a $170 million project to modernize a 2-mile stretch of rail lines that provide a critical connection for freight moving across the Chicago region.