The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8), bipartisan legislation that provides for improvements to the nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure.
The Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2018 Report Card for Illinois’ Infrastructure, giving 10 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of C-.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through October 31. During this period, the private sector can submit proposals offering innovative ways to deliver transportation projects across a variety of modes, including roads, bridges, rail, aviation, and ports.
The Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to ever transit the Expanded Locks, the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt. The Neopanamax containership, which began its voyage from Asia, will be making stops along the U.S. East Coast.
In conjunction with Infrastructure Week (May 15-19), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), and the Congressional PORTS Caucus Co-Chairs held a panel briefing on an array of freight related issues.
On May 2, the Panama Canal welcomed the largest vessel both in dimension and capacity to transit the Expanded Canal since it was inaugurated in June 2016.
Less than nine months after the historic inauguration of the Expanded Canal, the Panama Canal announced that it has welcomed its 1,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway
Wharf rehab and extensions and container yard expansions will meet demands of next-generation vessels.