The Port of Houston Authority has received a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers draft permit for deepening the port’s Bayport terminal channel, and it said it expects soon to receive a similar permit for its Barbours Cut terminal.
US Infrastructure News
WCI Recognizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers For Safeguarding American Public, Urges Continued, Safe Operation of Locks and Dams
31 May 2013
U.S. and Canadian officials released the first-ever joint United States-Canada Border Infrastructure Investment Plan.
31 May 2013
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood yesterday announced the members of the National Freight Advisory Committee, a panel that will provide recommendations regarding the country’s freight transportation system.
29 May 2013
Rayonier, the $1.6 billion exporter of performance fibers, faces constraints from factors beyond its control, including limited truck productivity, shallow ports and improved but spotty liner scheduling reliability, adding costs to the roughly 40,000 TEUs the company exports annually.
29 May 2013
Ray LaHood, secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has assigned $10.9 million, via a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant, to the City of West Memphis, Ark., to expand the city’s ports.
24 May 2013
A truck carrying an oversized load hit a bridge on Interstate 5 near Mount Vernon, Wash., yesterday, causing part of the span to collapse and fall into the Skagit River about 50 feet below, Fox News reports.
16 May 2013
The Coast Guard yesterday approved plans for the $1.3 billion project to raise the roadway of the Bayonne Bridge....
13 May 2013
President Obama has designated the third Friday in May of each year as National Defense Transportation Day, and the week during which that Friday falls as National Transportation Week.
08 May 2013
The U.S. Senate is poised to pass the first Water Resources Development Act since 2007 — possibly as soon as this week — paving the way for faster permitting of projects and full use of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.
25 Apr 2013
Freight transportation leaders' testimony at a newly formed House panel suggests the federal government is moving forward on a national freight infrastructure strategy, even if it lacks the will to fully implement it.
24 Apr 2013
The International Air Transport Association has presented an agenda for aviation in the U.S. to be a strategic catalyst for economic growth and development during President Obama’s second term.