The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey authorized $105 million for design, construction and realignment of parts of five main access roads to marine terminals in the Newark-Elizabeth port complex.
US Infrastructure News
WCI Recognizes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers For Safeguarding American Public, Urges Continued, Safe Operation of Locks and Dams
07 Feb 2013
The Ohio Department of Transportation today announced the final three teams that will compete for an estimated $330 million contract to design, construct and finance the second eastbound I-90 Innerbelt Bridge in Cleveland...
06 Feb 2013
Pennsylvania’s Gov. Tom Corbett recently announced his plan to inject $1.8 billion of additional funding into the state’s transportation system, as part of his statewide budget address.
04 Feb 2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could begin dredging the Savannah River navigation channel to a target depth of 47 feet as soon as the second half of this year, said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority.
30 Jan 2013
The U.S. Senate today approved the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, HR 219, which will fast-track aid to communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy and reduce recovery costs.
23 Jan 2013
OAK BROOK, Ill. — A major initiative to reduce rail congestion in Chicago, the nation’s largest cargo hub, received funding last year for the majority of its new projects. But the public-private partnership still needs hundreds of millions of dollars to take on a project that is arguably the largest U.S. freight bottleneck.
17 Jan 2013
John Horsley, executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, will retire on Feb. 1, after 14 years leading the organization.
15 Jan 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has approved HR 219, the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The vote was 403 to 0.
10 Jan 2013
The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, which represents toll facility owners and operators and the businesses that serve them, today launched a 2013 public awareness campaign to highlight the benefits of tolling.
09 Jan 2013
The Massena Terminal Railroad Company in St. Lawrence County, N.Y., has signed a contract for the main line track and bridge rehabilitation project...
09 Jan 2013
Federal, state and local officials recently celebrated the start of construction on a $1 billion, four-year project to replace the Gerald Desmond Bridge at the Port of Long Beach in California.
04 Jan 2013
From labor battles to natural disasters, 2012 was filled with risk for shippers and the companies moving and managing their cargo. Here are the stories that defined the year.