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Nevada Bridges Rank Best In The Nation For Fifth Straight Year

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – If you’re driving over a bridge in Nevada, or your car stalls on a bridge, fret not.

The Nevada Department of Transportation’s (NDOT) bridges were recently ranked the nation’s best for the fifth consecutive year. 219 more words

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Chao Prods Railroads to Finish PTC Work

The U.S. Department of Transportation is leaning on railroads to finish installation and implementation of positive train control by the end of the year.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao wrote to the chiefs of Class Is, intercity passenger railroads and state and local transit agencies to prod them into meeting the Dec. 83 more words

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Chao Prods Railroads to Finish PTC Work

The U.S. Department of Transportation is leaning on railroads to finish installation and implementation of positive train control by the end of the year.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao wrote to the chiefs of Class Is, intercity passenger railroads and state and local transit agencies to prod them into meeting the Dec. 83 more words

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Burns Harbor Port Gets FASTLANE Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor a $9.85 million FASTLANE grant that will be used to fund port expansion. 115 more words

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FRA OKs Atlanta Corridor Review

The Federal Railroad Administration has released an environmental impact statement of the Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, high-speed rail corridor.

FRA said in a news release that the completion of the Tier I combined Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the High-Speed Ground Transportation marks the completion of the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act and documents FRA’s identification of a preferred corridor. 157 more words

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Dire Warnings Over Fed's Failure To Track Highway Emissions

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Eight states jointly sued the U.S. Department of Transportation this week, claiming that its failure to require tracking of highway carbon emissions not only violates federal law but could cause further environmental calamity. 337 more words

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US Rail Safety Week

September 24 – 30, 2017

The fourth week of September marks the first national Rail Safety Week. The U.S. Department of Transportation and other associations aim to educate the public and remind us that railroads are dangerous. 123 more words

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