Hitachi Zosen Corporation has been selected by Seattle Tunnel Partners, WSDOT’s joint venture constructing the SR 99 bored tunnel. Hitachi Zosen was the best value manufacturer based on overall technical requirements, support capabilities, price and […]
The $2B tunnel project for the replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct crossed a major hurdle with the approval of a document that will allow the environmental studies for the project to continue. Mayor McGinn’s […]
New York’s famous transportation icon, Grand Central Station (more properly Grand Central Terminal) celebrated the 100th anniversary of it’s opening on February 2, 2013. This rail terminal is more than just a means of travelling from point A to B, but it is a romantic, and grandiose metaphor for the hustle and bustle of American life. While the structure is definitely a cultural and architectural monument, it is also an engineering marvel, a fact recognized in 2012 by ASCE when it named it a National Civil Engineering Historic Landmark.
While the centennial of the GCT is being celebrated, a new project is taking shape approximately 90 feet below the existing tracks. The East Side Access project (ESA) will provide a new connection from the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to GCT. This project will help…