WINONA, Wash. – Watco announced the completion of a 33-day construction of a 210-foot steel and concrete rail trestle bridge in Winona, Washington.
BISMARCK, ND – The non-profit group, Friends of the Rail Bridge, appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court on November 16th to argue against tearing down the 140-year old structure.
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. – The FRA has selected 10 projects across the state of Connecticut to receive funding for “rehabilitation and modernization.”
BARSTOW, Calif. – In conjunction with BNSF, SBCTA is working to replace the North First Avenue Bridge in Barstow, California.
DEL MAR, Calif. – The city of Del Mar will hold events for the rail relocation project on November 6th and 15th.
LOS ANGELES – California High-Speed Rail Authority will add a fourth track to its Los Angeles-Anaheim segment.
BOSTON – Service on the Red Line Ashmont Branch and Mattapan line has resumed after a 16-day shutdown for maintenance, according to the MBTA.
NEW YORK CITY – MTA Metro-North Railroad reports that Governor Hochul has announced the beginning of construction on the Metro-North Park Avenue Viaduct Replacement Project.
DENVER, Colo. – With frequent trains running each day, this leads to the ballast shifting and settling over time. In response, RTD is starting a program to resurface commuter rail track.
DUBLIN, Ohio – L.B. Foster Company hosted U.S. House of Representatives Member Mike Carey (OH-15) for a tour of the company’s Dublin, Ohio facility.
PUEBLO, Colo.–– A BNSF coal train traveling near Pueblo on Sunday, Oct. 15 derailed on a bridge that runs over I-25.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Granite Peak Plastics, a plastic recycling company, has launched Triton Ties. Triton Ties will “manufacture a new fiber-reinforced polymer composite tie product line.”
Merchants Bridge Main Span Trusses & East Approach Replacement Engineers Honored at AREMA 2023 General Session
INDIANAPOLIS – The engineers who worked on the Merchants Bridge Main Span Trusses & East Approach Replacement in St. Louis, Missouri received the Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence.
NASHVILLE – The Federal Railroad Administration awarded Tennessee Department of Transportation a $23.7 million grant to go toward short line railroad infrastructure.
CHICAGO – East Chicago Rail Terminal announced it has completed a track expansion.
LOS ANGELES – Union Pacific finishes repairs in three California subdivisions after flooding caused by torrential rainfall.
PITTSBURGH – L.B. Foster is discontinuing its fabricated bridge grid deck manufacturing and commercial operations in Bedford, Pa.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Friends of the Rail Bridge takes its argument of the Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge ownership to the North Dakota Supreme Court.
LOS ANGELES – While Tropical Storm Hilary’s heavy rains and winds lashed the southern California coast, the rail system was spared from damage according to news reports from the region.
NEW YORK – A Long Island Rail Road train derailed on August 3 and investigators have determined that an improperly aligned switch was the cause.