The city of Millbrae, Calif., announced an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to return several downtown parcels of land that both give the city new opportunities to develop significant mixed-use housing and commercial units and to further leverage its demands that California high-speed rail tracks be under-grounded.
Environmental assessment for Howard Street Tunnel project in Baltimore is released; reconstruction will permit double stacking
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) announced the release of the federally approved environmental assessment for the project to reconstruct the CSX-owned, 126-year-old Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore to allow for double-stacked intermodal container trains to and from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. This project will increase container capacity and business at the Port and create thousands of jobs.
San Francisco’s trouble with tunnels continues this week. The Municipal Transportation Agency has revealed issues with the Twin Peaks Tunnel, which was completed two years ago, and the fix will be expensive.
Some think big, but Austin’s Capital Metro is thinking massive.
With the Gateway Project still a pipe dream, Amtrak has decided it needs to fix the 110-year-old “pipes” that run under the Hudson River in New York.
The $13 billion Hudson River tunnel project, aimed at building a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey, is again facing funding problems after federal authorities announced a rating that
The Canadian Pacific Railway is planning extensive work in its famed Mount MacDonald Tunnel, the longest railway tunnel in the western hemisphere. It’s our current most important asset,” John Leonardo, general manager
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), elected officials and community members gathered April 25 for a ceremonial naming and unveiling of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig twin four-mile tunnels under Wilshire Boulevard for the Purple Line Extension Project.
HNTB Corporation has made two new appointments for leadership roles on its national tunnel and underground team.
Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator K. Jane Williams outlined a series of concerns regarding an updated financial plan for the Hudson Tunnel project in a letter to New York State Director of Budget Robert Mujica on Dec. 29.