PHIA News Digest – Vol. 8, No. 38

September 25, 2023

PennDOT awards bid for CSVT project

PennDOT recently awarded the second construction contract of the southern section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project. Walsh Construction Company II from Chicago had the lowest bid at $106.4 million. Two other bids were submitted.

PennDOT, Norfolk Southern finalize western Pa. passenger-rail access pact

PennDOT recently finalized an agreement with Norfolk Southern Corp. to expand passenger rail service on the Pennsylvanian Amtrak line in western Pennsylvania.

University Park Airport awarded $5.45 million in federal funding

University Park Airport will receive $5.45 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for an ongoing infrastructure project. The grant from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program will be used for the next phase of a multi-year taxiway rehabilitation project at the airport.

2 Philly airports receive millions to upgrade taxiways, cut emissions

Two Philadelphia airports are receiving millions of dollars in new federal funding to upgrade taxiways and reduce emissions. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Airport Improvement Program. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will get about $23.7 million, while Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE) will receive around $2.8 million, four Pennsylvania Congress members said Thursday.

PennDOT announces EV charging station funds

PennDOT has announced additional conditional awards for Round 1 of the federal National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure funding. These awards further the Shapiro administration’s work to address climate change, grow the Commonwealth’s economy and ensure that the future of Pennsylvania transportation is on track to be cleaner, safer, more affordable and more reliable than ever before.

Committee OKs public transportation modernization bill

The state Senate Transportation Committee reported to the full Senate legislation that would modernize the management of Pennsylvania’s public transportation systems, said bill sponsor, Sen. Dan Laughlin (R-49).

PennDOT reopens collapsed Lackawanna Co. bridge ahead of schedule

PennDOT has reopened the collapsed bridge on Route 4036 (Falls Road) in Newton Township ahead of schedule. PennDOT led the effort, getting the work done in less than two weeks.

Data shows Pa. roundabouts reducing fatalities, injuries and crashes

PennDOT announced that according to department data, fatalities, injuries and crashes decreased overall after intersections at 39 locations were replaced with 42 roundabouts.


Sorry, Comments are closed.