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July 23, 2014

Phoenix celebrates progress on light rail system

The First Track Celebration commemorated a significant milestone as the project nears the halfway point.


May 14, 2014

World’s ‘oldest railway station’ threatened by construction

The U.K.'s Network Rail is planning to build a 3,600-foot viaduct, which would streamline service, above the Liverpool Road station, which dates from 1830. Construction of the project may cause harm to parts of this historic setting.


January 29, 2014

San Francisco tunnel boring continues progress

Beginning Tuesday, Big Alma was set to be in operation 24 hours a day to build the approximately 425 feet of new tunnel beneath the Market Street tunnels.


December 23, 2013

Houston Metro launches light rail extension

Agency estimates nearly 1,800 jobs have been created during construction of the two new light rail lines.


November 25, 2013

N.Y MTA subway project reaches major milestone

All blasting operations for Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway Project are complete and heavy construction to excavate and create the 96th St station reached substantial completion.


September 18, 2013

LIRR, union sign project labor agreement

In addition to reducing costs, the pact includes a “no strike” clause on the covered projects, provides opportunities for minorities and women to enter trade union apprentice programs, and includes non-discrimination provisions in union hiring hall and job placement practices.


August 21, 2013

Long Island Rail station upgrade enters next phase

Agency is replacing the station platform, canopy, staircases, elevator and escalator as well as the platform waiting room, lighting, public address system and signage at the Massapequa Station.


June 17, 2013

U. of Minn. may help pay for construction

Last year, the university spent more than $550,000 to help redo sections of Talmage and Riverside avenues near university property.


June 7, 2013

Calif. High-Speed Rail Authority awards $985M contract

The board also voted to transfer full leadership and funding for rail planning in the Altamont Corridor to the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission


June 3, 2013

Hill Intl. to manage construction for NJ Transit

The three-year contract has an estimated value of $3.5 million.


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