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BNSF to build $200M Seattle drawbridge

Construction of a replacement for a century-old bridge on the Everett-Seattle mainline is expected to cost BNSF about $200 million. The bascule bridge crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal on Salmon Bay near Ballard was built in 1914. “As it goes up and down with a...

MBTA will replace North Station drawbridges, eliminating a chokepoint

By Adam Vaccaro Globe Staff  October 15, 2018 Yet another old bridge that carries thousands of commuters into Boston is about to go under the knife. This time, though, the benefits of the $100 million construction project will go to commuter rail riders instead of...

Ramboll designs twin replacement bridges for Bermuda

3 October, 2018 By Rob Horgan - Ramboll has received government backing for its twin replacement bridge designs to link Bermuda’s airport to the rest of the nation’s islands. The Bermuda Bridges concept will now move to a detailed design phase, following a public...

NOPEC has earmarked $308,000 in energy grants

By MARK TODD mtodd@starbeacon.com Sep 24, 2018 (Topic of MBR interest) County commissioners put its grant dollars towards the LED lighting project at the lift bridge in Ashtabula’s Bridge Street district. The vast majority of the communities who are members of an...

All Systems Go For Smith Point Bridge Replacement

SHIRLEY, NY — All systems are go for the Smith Point Bridge's replacement, officials say. According to Suffolk County Legislator Rudy Sunderman, on July 17, the Suffolk County Legislature approved the final funding appropriation in connection with the replacement of...

DOT reveals plans for new Shore Road draw bridge

Plans are being developed to replace the more than 100-year-old Pelham Bridge in Pelham Bay Park with a new Shore Road Bridge starting in 2022. By Patrick Rocchio A new bridge is being planned to carry a major artery through Pelham Bay Park. The NYC Department of...

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