Latest Transportation in Virginia Stories

2014-11-05 23:00:32

As part of a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Central Region on-call contract for traffic engineering services, Timmons Group’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) team conducted

2010-08-19 09:31:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A critical choke point on Norfolk Southern's Crescent Corridor has been eliminated with a reconfigured rail junction near Front Royal, Va.

2010-06-07 13:40:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Outdoor has renewed its contract with the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA), one of the nation's largest public transportation systems, as announced today by Wally Kelly, president and chief executive officer, CBS Outdoor.

2010-04-06 09:43:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrac Railroad Materials, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Healey Railroad Corporation and a specialty trackwork manufacturer and distributor of new and relay rail, has received a three (3) year contract to supply special trackwork to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

2010-01-24 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration yesterday appointed Mortimer L. Downey to serve as director and Marcel C.

2009-05-11 15:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansaldo STS USA has signed a contract with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to replace an existing interlocking on their Silver Spring Station.

2009-03-31 05:00:00

HOUSTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Powell Industries, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.