Virginia Railway Express Rolling with Capital Investment

Virginia Railway Express Rolling with Capital Investment

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) commuter line is just starting a six-year, $1.8 billion capital improvement plan that includes new passenger stations, parking lots, maintenance and storage facilities and other track...
Nebraska Offers $4 Million in Bridge Repair Grants

Nebraska Offers $4 Million in Bridge Repair Grants

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Nebraska is making $4 million available to repair and replace structurally deficient bridges through a matching program. Counties and local governments are required to contribute 45 percent of each project cost. Bridges must be...
Florida Gets $25 Million for Irma-Damaged Highways

Florida Gets $25 Million for Irma-Damaged Highways

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing $25 million in emergency funding to help address infrastructure repairs in Florida. The money is in response to Hurricane Irma, which closed or restricted dozens of major...