Metra is working on a key rebuilding and replacement project on the railroad.
BNSF will be working on the railroad this weekend.
Metra will hold a virtual public meeting on Sept. 9 to introduce the next phase of its project to replace 120-year-old bridges along the Union Pacific North Line on the North Side of Chicago.
Dangerous is not always pulled after the expiration date.
U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) has requested $4,000,000 to continue the work of Metra’s move from an in-town yard in Crystal Lake to a larger facility in Woodstock.
Spring traditionally marks the beginning of construction season across the Chicago region and the Metra system is no exception. Work has already started on Metra’s 2021 construction program and will continue throughout summer and fall.
When federal transportation officials call a railroad crossing “inherently dangerous,” a town or city should take note.
Metra has promoted Kevin McCann, who rose through the ranks to become head of the agency’s Mechanical Department, to be its next chief operating officer.
Metro is preparing for a major capital project that will rehabilitate the Yellow Line Bridge spanning the Potomac River and repair the steel lined tunnel between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza stations, both of which date to original construction more than 40 years ago.
Railroads that operate in northernmost regions in the U.S. face horrific winter conditions almost every year.