The city of Coldwater, Mich., will be using just over $300,000 of its Capital Improvement Fund to pay for a portion of 10.1 miles of rail line improvement.
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TriMet launched a pilot project in July to get a new view of track infrastructure and help in the assessment of maintenance needs.
In the May issue of RT&S you can find stories on Brightline’s massive bridge project in Orlando, emergency bridge repairs on the Turkey River, and bridge maintenance on a CSX bridge.
Ten railroad projects in New Jersey will receive financial assistance from the state’s Department of Transportation.
Chicago’s Metra is ready to enter the final phase of a $30 million Ravenswood project that includes track and station work. Crews have already renovated 11 rail bridges on the Metra’s UP-N
A year after signal and communication improvements at the end of the MAX Blue Line in Gresham began, TriMet will wrap up the project in October. While the work has been ongoing
Amtrak has built a more disciplined process to plan and coordinate major track outages, but more steps could be taken to reduce service disruptions and maximize the amount of time it has
Ed Boyle is a calculated bull in a china shop … with riders on his back. Norfolk Southern’s vice president of engineering sees a target and he charges full speed. He is
When you are a railroad bridge these days there is a greater chance you will encounter a vertical lift than a facelift. However, a bridge in Muskegon, Mich., will be going through
Delmarva Central Railroad, Oakmont, Pa., is getting ready to receive a U.S. DOT grant to help out a track that is nearly 100 years old. The railroad is set to receive $18.8
Amtrak wants to dock the Dock Bridge, which crosses the Passaic River in Harrison, N.J. The 85-year-old structure is a massive twin span lift bridge that carries six lines of tracks, and
The International Bridge Conference (IBC), a product of the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania, has been honoring achievements in bridge engineering for years through its bridge medals. The medals—Roebling, Richardson, Lindenthal, Figg,
The July issue of RT&S is now available digitally. This issue features the 2020 Midyear Report, product showcases on fastening systems and special trackwork, and TTCI research on turnout frogs. Access the
Investigators try to piece together Metro Red Line train derailment. Quebec makes decision to construct rail bypass following fatal accident. More strength needed for Del Mar bluffs stabilization project. TriMet rail bridge
Yes, the bridge of steel has a kryptonite. It’s called time, and the 108-year-old Steel Bridge in Portland is losing the battle. Crews will begin a month-long rehabilitation project on the rail
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will receive a $6.75 million federal grant to complete the last phase of the Merrimac Bridge rehabilitation. The grant was made under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America
Railway Track & Structures magazine has determined the winners of the 2020 RT&S Top Projects competition. A total of 16 projects were determined worthy enough for the 2020 RT&S Top Projects title.
When Berks County, Pa., bought the Colebrookdale Railroad line in 2009 there were some positive known facts … and now it’s apparent there were some unknowns as well.