US Infrastructure News

25 Jul 2019
Grants awarded under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program will support 20 projects across the United States, including the elevation of a tunnel to allow double-stacked trains get into the Port of Baltimore and the rehabilitation of a Port of Miami container terminal.
Freight coalition calls for US freight grant reform
24 Jul 2019
A program that awards hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds to port and other infrastructure projects each year should do so with greater consistency and clarity, according to a coalition of ports and transportation groups.
13 Jun 2019
The US Department of Transportation is accepting grant applications for $292.7 million in funding dedicated to port infrastructure development.
22 Apr 2019
Applications are now being accepted for $900 million in USDOT BUILD grants for the upcoming fiscal year, a 40 percent reduction from the $1.5 billion made available last year for port, road, and rail projects.
A highway in Alaska.
11 Dec 2018
Port, rail, and highway projects are among 91 grants distributed by the US Department of Transportation, including for the extension of port berths and terminals and inland port rail access.
09 May 2018
A new marine terminal could serve as the catalyst for the creation of a regional barge trade in the US Northeast.
12 Mar 2018
The Port of Baltimore won the single largest sum for maritime infrastructure in this round of TIGER grants.
12 Mar 2018
The Alabama State Port Authority is moving forward with plans to develop an automobile terminal at the Port of Mobile.
18 Jan 2018
A downriver site on the Mississippi River would provide expansion capacity and no bridge restrictions.
28 Dec 2017
The year 2018, an election year, could be a moment when campaign promises to increase infrastructure funding are finally fulfilled, but how much of that potential pie will go toward freight and the broader needs of container shipping/trade?
15 Nov 2017
The port said it is in negotiations with an unnamed potential operator for the new Dames Point auto terminal.
01 Nov 2017
Double stacking trains is more efficient than single stacking trains and increases the capacity and the economies of scale of each train.
19 Oct 2017
Port officials are evaluating the best ways to keep capacity above demand.
06 Oct 2017
Ports must invest more than $100 billion over the next five years to upgrade infrastructure for big ships. Private equity funds ready to step if, if the deals fit their investment strategies.
21 Sep 2017
US Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., suggests a tax on surface freight transportation to meet the nation's huge infrastructure development needs.