Jul 20th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has released a plan that would spend $85 billion over the next decade to improve its transportation infrastructure. The Unified Transportation Plan proposes freeway expansions in Texas’ major cities, as well as fixing both little and big streets across rural and urban areas. The plan directs federal and state […]

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Jun 28th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
Dallas Love Field

A Dallas Love Field Airport economic impact study presented to the Dallas City Council Transportation Committee on June 21 hinted at an expansion of the country’s busiest medium-hub airport. In his presentation to the committee, the airport’s consultant advocated starting expansion discussions and said that the addition of five to 10 gates would not impact […]

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Jun 14th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – Transportation stakeholders completed a feasibility study for the development of an East-West Corridor that selected seven alternatives employing heavy rail, light rail, or bus rapid transit (BRT). The study area includes Essex, Bayview, Downtown Baltimore, West Baltimore, Woodlawn, and Ellicott City. The alternatives were developed utilizing stakeholder feedback and a market analysis of travel […]

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Jun 6th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Reno airport ticketing hall rendering

Nevada – The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority is embarking on a $1 billion renovation and expansion of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) that will feature major improvements over the next six years. A $20 million to $30 million expansion to the airport’s Ticketing Hall is one of the first initiatives the airport will launch from the MoreRNO […]

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May 31st 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Ohio – After years of planning by their two states, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine jointly applied for nearly $2 billion in federal funding on May 24 to make improvements to the Brent Spence Bridge Corridor that runs through Northern Kentucky and the city of Cincinnati. Kentucky and Ohio are seeking $1.66 […]

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May 23rd 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

San Antonio International Airport is accelerating several major components of its $2.5 billion Terminal Development Plan (TDP) by streamlining the procurement process for building a new Terminal C and upgrading Terminal A. In an update to the City Council on May 18, Director of Airports Jesus Saenz outlined procurements scheduled to begin in the next […]

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May 16th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Port of Long Beach

California – A key rail facility at the Port of Long Beach is growing closer to reality after clearing federal environmental approval, which triggers the release of $52.3 million in grant funding from the U.S. Maritime Administration. This federal grant is significant seed money for the first phase of the $1.55 billion program to reconfigure, […]

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May 9th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Altoona Transportation Center

Pennsylvania – Improvements to safety, mobility, and local economies are at the core of 56 multimodal projects set to receive $47.8 million in funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). The department evaluated the applications and made selections based on such criteria as safety benefits, regional economic conditions, the technical and financial feasibility, job creation, […]

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Apr 18th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – Fueled by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will invest more than $20 billion in public transit enabling agencies to modernize and expand services. In February 2022, FTA released partial-year funding tables based on a series of continuing resolutions that maintained funding at FY 2021 levels. The continuing resolutions prohibited […]

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Apr 8th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
VIA bus stop

VIA Metropolitan Transit’s proposed Advanced Rapid Transit North/South Corridor (ART) line is recommended for $158 million in first-time funding in President Biden’s fiscal year 2023 budget released March 28. The public transportation agency is planning an 11.7-mile expansion of ART service from the San Antonio International Airport through downtown San Antonio, to Steves Avenue in […]

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Mar 30th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Massachusetts – Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito filed a $9.7 billion Massachusetts Transportation Resources and Climate (MassTRAC) bill on March 17 designed to provide state matching funds for the state to compete for federal funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The legislation includes $6.2 billion to support core federal formula programs for […]

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Mar 21st 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
El Paso International Airport

El Paso councilmembers unanimously approved a $178 million five-year capital improvement plan (CIP) for the city’s international airport on March 14. The plan is divided into three sections for short-term construction projects, mid-term design projects, and long-term programmed projects. A three-phase $25 million project to remediate Runway 8 and its five-node intersection tops the list […]

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Mar 21st 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
Shinkansen Bullet Train

The Texas Supreme Court is expected to decide the future of a high-speed railway connection between the state’s two most powerful economic centers by this summer. The Texas Central Railway (Texas Central) aims to connect the Dallas and Houston areas with sub-90 minute passenger rail service. However, this plan — developed by a Japanese company […]

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Mar 11th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Wisconsin – The state’s Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will distribute $15 million in grants and loans for five freight rail projects worth an estimated $24.4 million. The projects will enhance safety by replacing timber bridges, improving crossings, and allowing emergency vehicle access. WisDOT awarded the city of Madison more than $3 million to replace Bridge 259 […]

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Feb 28th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
Border Trade Advisory Committee meeting

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) staff and engineers presented acute traffic safety issues and trends in the Texas-Mexico border region and beyond at the first Border Trade Advisory Committee (BTAC) meeting of 2022. In a presentation to BTAC on February 24, TxDOT highlighted the need for local and regional transportation authorities to work collaboratively to […]

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Feb 28th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Amtrak - Northeast Regional

Washington, D.C. – Rail passengers are returning as travel demand recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, but freight train interference continues to stymie on-time trains, according to a quarterly report on intercity passenger rail. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published its report on the performance and service quality for the fourth quarter of FY 2021 that shows […]

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Feb 9th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
I-35 Capital Express North Riverside_Rendering

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently presented design changes to its Interstate 35 Capital Express Central project to the community after making modifications in response to feedback from the public and the city of Austin. TxDOT’s proposed $4.9 billion project will rebuild the highway through an 8-mile stretch of Central Austin. Construction is set […]

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Feb 9th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The state’s Department of Transportation (IDOT) awarded $111.4 million to downstate transit providers and $108.3 million to public ports as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital program. These announcements, combined with earlier commitments of $40 million to build a port in Cairo, $244 million in additional funding to downstate transit, and $96 million to […]

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Jan 31st 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport rendering

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and the city of Austin Small Minority Business Resources Department will host a virtual session on an upcoming contracting opportunity. The online event is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. February 10 in advance of opening the solicitation in early March for the Airport Program Management Support Consultants (PMSC) Services contract that […]

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Jan 31st 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
Massachusetts - State Capitol

Massachusetts – Gov. Charlie Baker is set to file legislation this week for $200 million in transportation funding to help all Massachusetts cities and towns improve their infrastructure. This funding request complements the $31.5 million increase in unrestricted local aid that will be included in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget proposal, as announced by […]

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Jan 19th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) DFW High-Speed Transportation Connections Study has entered the environmental phase in which it will focus on route alignment, potential station locations, and potential social and environmental impacts. The study will evaluate route alignments along Interstate 30 between downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth, with a stop in […]

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Jan 19th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will award $256.4 million in highway safety grants to support an array of traffic safety priorities across the nation. Highway safety offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs will receive these grants as part of the […]

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Jan 12th 2022 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

Utah – The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) secured $150 million in bond funding, which gives the authority approximately $112 million in revenue to kick off proposed projects including a transloading/cross-dock facility. Adjacent to a railyard, the new facility will offer international and domestic cargo stakeholders a cost-effective and efficient inland alternative option by leveraging existing […]

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Jan 5th 2022 | Posted in Transportation, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Port of Long Beach

Washington, D.C. – To help stem the nation’s supply chain issues, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) will award more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25 projects to improve port facilities. MARAD’s Port Infrastructure Development Program supports efforts by ports and industry stakeholders to improve facility and freight infrastructure by providing planning and capital […]

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Dec 15th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
BART - CRS Rendering Looking SE

California – The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) will conduct a mandatory pre-bid meeting and site tour at 10 a.m. local time December 15 for civil grading at the Hayward Maintenance Complex (HMC). Site and civil improvements to the existing rail storage yard and to undeveloped land north of the BART rail storage […]

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