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Port of Baltimore nets $15.6M to bolster intermodal rail yards

June 1, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

The Port of Baltimore has been awarded $15.6 million from the Federal Railroad Administration to improve intermodal rail yard infrastructure at the port. The improvements will include the construction of four working rail tracks totaling 17,670 track feet and two […]


Infrastructure

FreightWaves Classics/Infrastructure: I-40 is a key east-west highway

May 2, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

This is the latest in an intermittent FreightWaves Classics series about the U.S. Interstate Highway System (IHS). The series began with a profile of Interstate 2 (I-2) and has covered each interstate in numerical order. Today’s article profiles Interstate 40 […]


Infrastructure

Wisconsin to invest $282.9 million on infrastructure

May 2, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance recently approved Gov. Steven Evers’ plan to invest $282.9 million on infrastructure. This was the final step necessary before the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) can use the funds. Funding is via the state’s […]


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USA Truck Reports Earnings, Revenue Growth for Q1

April 29, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

USA Truck posted increased year-over-year profits and revenue during the first quarter, the company reported April 28. The Van Buren, Ark.-based motor carrier posted net income of $13.1 million, or $1.45 a diluted share, for the three months ending March […]


Infrastructure

Buttigieg Tells States to Consider Safety for Road Projects

March 2, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The federal government has a fresh warning to states seeking billions of dollars from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure law to widen roads: Protect the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists or risk losing funds. In a new report submitted to Congress […]


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U.S. national labs seek industry input on infrastructure upgrades for marine energy testing

February 21, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Sandia National Laboratories are currently analyzing the testing needs that can be addressed by upgrades and expansions to marine energy testing infrastructure. In that regard, the laboratories have […]


Infrastructure

USDOT releases toolkit to help rural communities build out EV charging infrastructure

February 4, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation released a guide Wednesday to help rural communities take advantage of federal funding to build out electric vehicle charging station infrastructure. The guide, Charging Forward: A Toolkit for Planning and Funding Rural Electric Mobility Infrastructure, […]


Infrastructure

Rep. Graves requests IIJA implementation briefing from Infrastructure Task Force leadership

January 28, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (D-MO), ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, asked White House Senior Advisor and Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu for a full Committee briefing on the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), […]


Infrastructure

DOT Dedicates $27 Billion to Bridge Repairs Nationwide

January 14, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation is allocating $26.5 billion for repairs to bridges around the country in what the White House is calling the nation’s largest investment in bridges since the creation of the interstate highway system. The Bridge Replacement, […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure money: ‘Informed risks’ to help guide rollout

January 10, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With an unprecedented $567 billion it will be receiving from the new bipartisan infrastructure law — much of it to help unclog supply chain bottlenecks — the U.S. Department of Transportation is girding itself for the increased scrutiny it expects […]