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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.


April 30, 2013

Chicago adds Red Line trip planner

Release in preparation for upcoming project that will completely rebuild the tracks and improve stations over a 10-mile stretch.


March 26, 2013

S.F. may change transit center design for safety, cost

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.


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