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November 26, 2014

M-1 completes first phase of streetcar construction

Construction Manager/General Contractor Stacy and Witbeck Inc., in partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation and local construction companies and suppliers, began construction of the downtown portion of the rail system in late July


October 22, 2014

Detroit M-1 streetcar reaches construction milestone

The first nearly 900 cubic yards of concrete was poured along a section of Detroit's M1 Rail on Woodward at John R. in downtown Detroit Saturday.


August 22, 2014

Record number of workers building Honolulu rail

The number of people working on the island’s rail transit project grew to 1,238 during the second quarter, according to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation. The number reflects the addition of 93 workers.


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.


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