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Report: “Decades-old” Mistake May Have Caused Delaware River Bridge Beam to Fail”

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports, “An apparent construction error six decades ago could have caused the fracture discovered Friday in a steel beam that forced the closure of the Delaware River Bridge, an engineering expert who viewed...Show More Summary

Despite Campaign Pledges, WSDOT’s I-405 Express Lane Tolls are Here to Stay

The Herald reports, “Eliminating the express toll lanes on I-405 was a popular pledge of candidates on the campaign trail in Snohomish County. Well, it’s not going to happen. At least not this year. Leaders of the state House and Senate...Show More Summary

BNSF Railway to invest $3.4bn to maintain network

US-based freight railroad network BNSF Railway has announced plans to invest $3.4bn this year to replace and maintain its core network and related assets.

PA Pike Closes Delaware River Bridge After Ruptured Truss Discovered

This content is for TRN Subscribers Only. Not a Subscriber? Subscribe today to get immediate access! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Reset Password The post PA Pike Closes Delaware River Bridge After Ruptured Truss Discovered appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Thales to implement signalling system for Light Rail Transit extension in Taiwan

Thales has secured a contract to implement a signalling system for the extension of China Steel’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Safe and Rugged: AAR-Compliant Train Control

The MA50C is a modular system for safe train control, with its mechanical design complying to the AAR S-590 standard (Association of American Railroads). The controller unit is the first member of a robust family in parallel to the existing menTCS Tr…

PANYNJ Police Arrest Alleged Scofflaw with a $56,000 Tab reports that PANYNJ police arrested a New Jersey man who allegedly trying to avoid the George Washington Bridge toll and found that he owes more than $56,000 in unpaid E-ZPass tolls.   The post PANYNJ Police Arrest Alleged Scofflaw with a $56,000 Tab appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Transurban is Looking at Another Big Year

The Australian Financial Review reports, “This year is shaping up to be another big one for Transurban as the toll road group aims to sign off on the proposed $5.5 billion Western Distributor motorway in Melbourne and potentially bid...Show More Summary

Discuss: Why is the turnpike is Massachusetts’ Only Toll Road?

The MetroWest Daily News reports that freshman state Rep. Brian Murray has introduced a hist of bills, including HD 1830 which will he hopes will “be the start of a discussion” on Why the turnpike is Massachusetts’ only toll road? (The bill has yet to be filed.)   The post Discuss: Why is the turnpike is Massachusetts’ Only Toll Road? appeared first on Toll Roads News.

IN GOP Leaders are Split over Tolling Existing Roadways

WBOI reports, “A split is forming among Indiana Republican leaders over the use of tolling existing roadways as a solution for the state’s road funding needs. After Gov. Eric Holcomb’s State of the State address, Speaker Brian BosmaShow More Summary


The Philadelphia Inquirer reports, “Engineers Friday night were analyzing a steel fracture that forced the shutdown of the Delaware River Bridge, leaving thousands of evening commuters scrambling for alternative routes between the New...Show More Summary

CTRMA Expects to Open Final Phase of MoPac Project in Coming Months

Community Impact Newspapers reports that the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) expects the final phase of the MoPac project to open in the first half of 2017.   The post CTRMA Expects to Open Final Phase of MoPac Project in Coming Months appeared first on Toll Roads News.

VDOT’s “Much-maligned” ERC Contract Under Microscope as State Eyes Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

Daily Press reports, “Add a few hundred million extra into the potential price tag for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion. Building a new tube for the HRBT counts as a “compensation event” under the state’s much-maligned contract...Show More Summary

FDOT’s New Howard Frankland Bridge Plan calls for Express Toll Lanes

Tampa Bay Times reports, “State officials unveiled a new vision for the future Howard Frankland Bridge on Thursday. It will look far different from what commuters are used to driving today: There will be two bridges with a total of eight...Show More Summary

MTA Board Eyes Fare, Toll Hike Plan reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board could vote on a toll hike proposal next week. Bridge and tunnel tolls would increase by less than 4 percent under the plan now on the table. The post MTA Board Eyes Fare, Toll Hike Plan appeared first on Toll Roads News.

CT Lawmaker Says Tolling Interstates is Inevitable

NECN  reports, “The issue of whether Connecticut should install tolls on some of its most traveled highways is expected to be brought up again during the 2017 General Assembly’s session. ““I think that we’re starting to finally realize...Show More Summary

Feds Pick NC Pike’s I-540 Triangle Expressway, SANDAG’s I-15 Express Lanes for Driverless Testing Site

The News & Observer reports, “Federal transportation officials on Friday picked North Carolina’s Interstate 540 Triangle Expressway toll road as one of 10 testing sites around the country for driverless car technology. The N.C. Turnpike Authority applied for the program and was selected out of 60 applicants by the U.S. Show More Summary

MD Gov. Hogan’s Toll Cuts Not as Big a Hit to Bottom Line as Expected

The Baltimore Sun reports, “The amount of money the state collects at the Bay Bridge fell by more than $28.1 million last year, after Gov. Larry Hogan reduced toll rates. That’s a 35 percent drop. But a 9.4 percent increase in highway traffic helped defray that dip, according to figures released by the Maryland Transportation Authority. Show More Summary

NY’s Tougher Toll Enforcement Rules are Delivering Returns reports that New York’s new toll enforcement rules, which went into effect last week, are getting results. Within the first day of notices hitting the mail, “… the DMV had sent out 1,250 suspension letters. Of those, 534 motorists’ registrations were suspended. Show More Summary

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