Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Dallas Area Rapid Transit recently reached 20 percent completion of the preliminary design for the $1.4 billion D2 Subway through downtown Dallas. The D2 Subway project is a future second light rail line through downtown Dallas that extends from Victory Park to Deep Ellum. The next phase is preparing a supplemental draft environment impact statement […]

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Mar 13th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Killeen City Council approved a $645 million master plan update for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport on March 10 that outlines many projects already underway and slated through 2037. The city’s consulting firm split the projects into three phases: short-term from 2018 through 2022; mid-term from 2023 to 2027; and long-term from 2028 to 2037. […]

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Feb 28th 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Houston METRO hosted a Business Now forum on February 20 to provide an overview of upcoming contracting opportunities financed in the $7.5 billion METRONext Moving Forward Plan. The METRONext projects are expected to generate more than 100 prime contracting opportunities along with hundreds of additional opportunities for smaller business providers. Program goals spread over 20 […]

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Feb 21st 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Florida – Clearwater councilmembers adopted a resolution earlier this month to encourage the development of a commercial aerial transit system in their city. The system’s solar energy-powered pods would carry up to four passengers at up to 50 mph about 20 feet off the ground. Elevated tracks with stops in Clearwater’s downtown, Island Estates, Pier 60, […]

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Jan 31st 2020 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington – The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is working on a Sustainable Airport Master Plan that includes an estimated $2.3 billion in 30 near-term projects. The largest project is the construction of a new terminal with 19 gates. Staff members also are planning an automated people mover that will link the airport’s main terminal, new terminal, […]

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

Florida – Miami-Dade leaders are revising a request for proposals (RFP) for construction of 9.5 miles of Metrorail through Miami Gardens. Known as the North Corridor, the route is part of the county’s Smart Plan. The project may now depend on funding from the state and the federal government. The RFP has been revised due to […]

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Dec 20th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – The cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento are planning a new bridge to serve traffic over the Sacramento River. The total cost is estimated to be between $188 million and $210 million. In 2011, both cities recognized the need for new crossings over the river, and a study concluded that a replacement for the […]

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Dec 6th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Colorado – A committee participating in the process to develop recommendations for airport improvements and expansion suggests the need for a multimodal transportation facility to be built near a new Aspen-Pitkin County Airport terminal and Highway 82. The committee reports that to improve airport connectivity, more convenient ground transport should be considered. If feasible, this would […]

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Nov 8th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

North Carolina – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is set to begin work on its Terminal Lobby Expansion, a $600 million project that the Charlotte City Council recently approved. The five-year Terminal Lobby Expansion project will add a total of 175,000 square feet of new space for security lanes, ticketing and baggage claim areas, basement-level offices, […]

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Oct 25th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Planners at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are incorporating high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes into their vision of the I-35 Capital Express project in Austin. Prohibited by the Texas Legislature from collecting tolls on this much-traveled section of highway, TxDOT is considering the addition of two HOV lanes, or managed lanes, in each direction on […]

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Oct 25th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

North Carolina – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently released a draft environmental impact statement for three proposed routes for a Charlotte-Atlanta high-speed rail line. Driving from one city to the other currently takes about five hours. One proposed route would incorporate Amtrak’s existing Crescent route at a cost of $2 billion to $3 billion, but it […]

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Oct 18th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) released a report detailing plans to improve transit to and from the San Diego International Airport. Four separate options are outlined and range in cost from $1.8 billion to $4.7 billion. Officials are in favor of the most expensive option: building a multi-level Grand Central Station and […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Nearly $1.72 billion in capital improvements at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) are queuing up for funding over the next five years. Among the ABIA projects under consideration are a new $325 million terminal processor. The 863,000-square-foot building would process ticketing, security, and baggage. Construction of a new $106.8 million taxiway delta is scheduled to begin […]

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Sep 27th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Representatives from the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) updated the Collin County Commissioners Court on the agency’s five-year plan that includes more than $1 billion in improvements and construction. Commissioners welcomed NTTA officials at the court’s September 23 meeting where they heard about the plan that would add 200 miles of road lanes including extensions […]

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Sep 23rd 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – LA Metro is expected to issue a request for proposals/qualifications (RFP/RFQ) in October to form a public-private partnership (P3) to design a $9.5 billion Sepulveda Transit Corridor rail project. The corridor would connect the San Fernando Valley to west Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The P3 project would allow private contractors […]

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Sep 13th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is working on an extensive design to widen Texas 99, or Grand Parkway, from Interstate 10 to FM 1093 in Houston. Total costs are estimated at $1.28 billion for the project that is split into several sections. Segments B, C, and D were included in the Unified Transportation Plan […]

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Sep 9th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

A $77 billion state transportation plan was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission on August 29. The Unified Transportation Plan (UTP) will improve safety, address congestion and connectivity, and preserve roadways throughout the state over the next 10 years. Commission Chairman Bruce Bugg Jr. said the plan will target the state’s most critical congestion improvement […]

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Aug 15th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Massachusetts – Reconstruction of the Natick Center is expected to begin early next year on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail station. The $40 million project will go out to bid this month, and a contractor will be selected after a 90-day period. State and federal money will fund the reconstruction, which is part […]

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Aug 8th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Transportation is considering a plan to commit $300 million for each of the next two years to reduce highway deaths. The Texas Transportation Commission instructed the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to find ways to lower by half the number of roadway fatalities, which number about 3,900 annually, by 2050. TxDOT […]

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Jul 25th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Michigan – Transit planners revealed ideas for projects across several counties as part of their 2020 to 2045 vision. The plan calls for $10 billion in projects that include new rail lines, bus rapid transit routes, airport services, and more. The potential projects would require $4 billion for near-term priorities, and $5.7 billion for aspirational goals in Washtenaw, Wayne, […]

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Jul 19th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) granted preliminary approval on July 15 to fund $600 million in transportation projects in the Permian Basin. Of that amount, about $243 million will be directed to Interstate 20 from Odessa to Midland to reconstruct frontage roads, ramps, U-turns, and interchanges and convert frontage roads to one-way functions. Additional I-20 […]

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Jul 17th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

North Carolina – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has a plan to improve travel with $2.2 billion in toll lanes. The plan focuses on major roadways in the southern and eastern sides of the Charlotte region, and will allow for faster travel between Monroe, Rock Hill, Chester, and into Charlotte. All three parts of the plan could […]

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Jun 19th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Arizona – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one step closer to getting some much-needed improvements. On June 11, the Phoenix City Council approved the airport’s Comprehensive Asset Management Plan (CAMP), estimated at $5.7 billion over the next 20 years. The plan calls for improvements to the airport’s terminals, roadways, and support facilities. The next step […]

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Jun 5th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – Design efforts are underway on the State Route 94/State Route 125 interchange project that is estimated to cost $105 million. Caltrans, the state’s transportation agency, is leading the project, and the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is pledging $16.24 million from its FY 2020 draft budget toward the 2-mile segment that will provide […]

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May 29th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Colorado – The Southwest Chief & Front Range Passenger Rail Commission and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) have set course on a request for proposals (RFP) this summer for a feasibility study on a proposed 173-mile passenger rail system linking Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Fort Collins to Denver. Through this study, the Passenger Rail Commission […]

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