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U.S. Department of Transportation Honors PennDOT in Nation’s First Highway Innovation Showcase

August 8, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

HARRISBURG, Pa. – U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Victor Mendez and Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau joined state and local officials today at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Innovation Showcase, and recognized the…

Fluor-Led Team Completes Second Major U.S. Transit P3 Commuter Rail Line from Denver’s Union Station to Westminster

July 27, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Denver Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project completed and opened the six-mile B Line…

First Train Beam Installed at MiamiCentral

July 20, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

MIAMI – June 20, 2016 – The first of 247 massive precast concrete beams (also known as Florida I Beams or FIBs) was lifted into place at MiamiCentral…

HDR Delivers Texas’ First Modern Streetcar System

February 23, 2016 - in Feature, Featured, Rail

The Union Station to Oak Cliff Dallas Streetcar TIGER Project is Texas’ first modern streetcar system. The project is a collaborative endeavor between the City of Dallas, North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)…

Rethinking Rail Signal Design

February 12, 2016 - in Feature, Featured, Rail

Global consulting engineering firm Hatch Mott MacDonald had used a conventional CAD-based system to design rail signal systems when serving its public and private clients around the world. However, this approach had serious limitations in an industry where…

Sweco’s ‘Live BIM’ Railway Project Improves Efficiency on Hallandsås Project

The construction of a railway tunnel through the Hallandsås ridge in southern Sweden has a long history, but the end is in sight with the start of traffic services scheduled for late 2015. To help meet the demanding project schedule and the challenges of…