Apr 5th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Georgia Ports Authority - Garden City Terminal

Georgia – Board members at the Georgia Ports Authority approved $205 million in capital improvement projects on March 29 that will increase the Port of Savannah’s container capacity by 20 percent. A terminal enhancement dubbed the Peak Capacity project will establish 2,100 new grounded container slots. The project will add 650,000 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) container units […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Frederick monorail station - rendering

Maryland – The state’s Department of Transportation (MDOT) released a feasibility study on March 2 that determined a monorail route is possible between the city of Frederick and the Shady Grove Metrorail Station in the Washington, D.C. area. The study area includes the Interstate 270 corridor and extends approximately 28 miles from Frederick to the Shady […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Mon-Fayette Expressway map

Pennsylvania – Advertising for bids is expected to begin in 2022 for an 8-mile segment of the southern section of the Mon-Fayette Expressway project. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) divided the project into multiple sections. The Mon/Fayette PA Route 51 to I-376 Project is the final of four projects that would provide a four-lane, limited access […]

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Mar 4th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $76 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants to Chicago O’Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood international airports. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport will receive $31 million to construct 10,200 feet of the Northeast end-around taxiway system to eliminate the need for aircraft to cross active runways. The taxiways […]

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Feb 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Pennsylvania – A $105 billion plan to connect seven New England states and downstate New York by high-speed rail is gaining traction. Developed at the University of Pennsylvania, the high-speed North Atlantic Rail would transport passengers at speeds more than 200 mph and reduce the travel time between New York City and Boston to 100 […]

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Feb 23rd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
San Antonio International Airport terminal

One of the largest capital projects in the history of the city of San Antonio is in the talking stage as officials of the San Antonio International Airport are discussing a possible $2 billion airport redevelopment plan. Included in the early talks are replacement of Terminal A and building a third terminal. Those projects would […]

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Feb 19th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Long Creek Bridge

Missouri – State transportation officials are ready to move out of the planning phase and advertise for bids in December to replace the Long Creek Bridge. The estimated total project cost is $36 million to replace the bridge on Route 86 over the Long Creek arm of Table Rock Lake with a new bridge south of […]

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Feb 10th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The city of Georgetown will host a pre-proposal meeting on February 16 for architectural and design services for the construction of an airport maintenance facility. At 10 a.m. CST, the city will conduct a virtual conference to present its plans to design and construct a new airport maintenance facility with an additional area for covered […]

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Feb 10th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) unveiled the designs for four Red Line stations on January 28 as part of the $2.1 billion first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) project. CTA will rebuild the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn, and Bryn Mawr rail stations, transforming each into new, modern, larger, and fully accessible stations […]

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Feb 2nd 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
I-95 traffic

Connecticut – The state’s Department of Transportation (CTDOT) unveiled its $9.7 billion five-year Capital Plan for 2021-2025 that includes investments in the state’s multi-modal transportation network. Capital projects featured in the plan include state-of-good-repair as well as upgrades across all modes of transportation – highways and bridges, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian amenities as well as […]

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Jan 25th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington – The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission released a report that outlines the future of the state’s aviation industry. Among the report’s recommendations are a preliminary list of six sites for a future airport with expansion potential and a proposal to meet near-term aviation demand at two or more existing airports while the work to locate […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Oklahoma city bridge at night

Oklahoma – The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved an eight-year $6 billion highway plan on December 7 that contains future highway and bridge construction using state and federal funds, including major urban projects and continued improvements to rural two-lane highways. The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021-2028 Eight-year Construction Work Plan programs 1,350 construction and safety projects for […]

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Dec 4th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
BRT station at Duquesne University

Pennsylvania – Design completion is coming to a head on the $230 million Downtown-Uptown-Oakland-East End Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The Port Authority of Allegheny County is partnering with the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and the Urban Redevelopment Authority to implement BRT service between downtown Pittsburgh and neighborhoods to the east and connect the second- […]

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Nov 24th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The Metra board approved $386.8 million in capital spending in 2021 to invest in railcars, locomotives, bridges, and stations. More than half of the capital funding will go towards major projects, including: $69.9 million for locomotive and car rehabilitation. Metra will fund programs to overhaul 21 recently purchased Amtrak locomotives and upgrade locomotives with […]

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Nov 16th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – Los Angeles World Airports released a draft environmental impact report for the Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) that includes additional gates, a people mover, and roadway improvements. The project will replace inefficient and outdated remote gates with new, state-of-the-art facilities, reduce congestion around LAX with new roadways, and […]

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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Port of Los Angeles

California – The city of Los Angeles Harbor Department is considering public-private partnership (P3) models to accelerate the deployment of zero emission (ZE) trucks at the Port of Los Angeles. In a recently released request for information (RFI), the department noted its goal of achieving 100 percent zero emission drayage trucks in the San Pedro Bay […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
DART Silver Line - Addison station rendering

The town of Addison selected a real estate broker as it prepares to release a master developer solicitation for a $500 million transit-oriented development around the future Silver Line Rail Station operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Addison has been planning this development for years, highlighted by its Addison Circle Special Area Study. Potential […]

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Oct 19th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) expects to procure a second contractor in the next six to nine months for the Cotton Belt Veloweb Trail. The contractor will be responsible for building critical sections of the 26-mile regional bicycle-pedestrian trail that will run parallel to the Silver Line and connect seven cities across three North Texas […]

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Oct 13th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
NJ - Airtrain Newark2

New Jersey – Transportation commissioners are considering a monorail to operate in the median of the Garden State Parkway after determining that construction of additional lanes is not feasible in the northern sections of the major thoroughfare. The commissioner advocating for the monorail system pointed to the state’s recent NJ Transit innovation challenge as an example […]

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Aug 25th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – Staff at the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) presented a draft 2021 Regional Plan on August 14 that features $177 billion in projects and initiatives to address traffic congestion, social equity, and state and federal mandates. Titled San Diego Forward, the plan outlines a vision for San Diego transportation over 30 years. Its […]

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Jul 10th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Washington – The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission took a straw poll in which more than half its members voted for the development of a new airport, possibly in the south Puget Sound area. Fourteen out of 25 commissioners cast non-binding votes to expand or improve one or more existing airports and provide commercial and freight service […]

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Jun 26th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
Rendering of 'Downtown 10' project in El Paso

Texas transportation officials are starting project planning for the $750 million Interstate 10 expansion in downtown El Paso. At a virtual meeting June 25, they provided details on the 5.6-mile “Downtown 10” expansion from Executive Center Boulevard to Loop 478 (Copia Street). The proposed improvements include reconstruction of the mainlanes, retaining walls, bridges, ramps, and […]

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Jun 12th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – The Tri-Valley-San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority is seeking recognition as a new agency from the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) and the addition of its Valley Link plan to the Measure BB Transportation Expenditure Plan. It also is asking the ACTC to remove the $400 million Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) to Livermore […]

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