April 30, 2013
Release in preparation for upcoming project that will completely rebuild the tracks and improve stations over a 10-mile stretch.
March 26, 2013
Project assessment found that glass used on the structure’s exterior would need to be significantly strengthened to meet safety guidelines. The additional cost would be $7.5 million. Officials may study the use of a perforated metal material, which could save about $17.5 million.
March 20, 2013
West Rail Line project named one of the most significant construction projects of 2012 by the Associated General Contractors of America.
February 20, 2013
Construction is expected to start in May and be done by year's end. The city is negotiating final agreements with the Metropolitan Council, which operates the three-year-old commuter line.
February 7, 2013
Smith Construction has broken ground on the .9-mile concrete path after being awarded a $787,386 construction contract by the Capital Metro board of directors in December.
December 26, 2012
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District will replace several railroad crossings during January and February.
October 17, 2012
Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation CEO told the City Council that the agency bases the figure on contractor delay claims, change orders and new expenses tied to the court-ordered construction shutdown of the rail project.
October 15, 2012
The first phase of the T-Third Street light rail line went into service in 2007. Once the extension opens, the projected ridership along the entire 6.8-mile T-Third line is estimated to be 43,700 daily boardings per weekday, the highest ridership in the system.
October 10, 2012
The job was advertised Friday and a construction contract will be awarded this fall for the replacement of all the original cables that lift the two, 330-foot-long main spans of the Harlem River Lift Bridge, located about 4.5 miles north of Grand Central.
October 3, 2012
The agency will use the TIFIA loan to advance construction of a 8.5-mile light rail line and at least six new transit stations with off-street parking.
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