Union Pacific says crews are making "good progress" repairing but haven't reopened a stretch of track where several coal cars derailed near Milwaukee.
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In their testimony to a Milwaukee committee Wednesday, railroad officials described efforts to increase safety in the transport of oil and other hazardous substances. But they also revealed a patchwork of regulatory agencies with differing jurisdictions that are not always coordinated in their efforts.Read More »
The boom in demand for Wisconsin’s sand used for hydraulic fracturing has prompted conflicts and safety concerns along with an increase in rail traffic moving the commodity to other states.Read More »
Timing is everything in most construction projects and that definitely was the case during the summer of 2011 as crews replaced the Highland Road Bridge over Interstate 43 in Mequon.Read More »