Lawmakers hear testimony on Pennsylvania’s urban search and rescue capabilities
After Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge collapsed into a ravine one snowy morning in 2022, it took hours before authorities could confirm that no one had been killed or trapped beneath the rubble. Pennsylvania’s only urban search and rescue team with dogs trained to locate victims of structural collapses is based in Philadelphia, about five hours […]
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Damaged portion of I95 will reopen by the weekend, Pa. Gov. Shapiro says
Gov. Josh Shapiro said Tuesday that he expects to outline detailed plans regarding a permanent fix in the coming months.
After I-95 collapse, Pa. Sen. Fetterman calls for more resources for Philadelphia, SEPTA
Fetterman commended the quick delivery of $3 million in emergency relief funds.
Pa. Gov. Shapiro lays out plan to reopen, rebuild collapsed section of I-95 in Philadelphia
'I want you to know we are all synced up and we are all working effectively together,' the Democratic governor said.
I-95 collapse spotlights issues with road and bridge funding | Analysis
Numerous factors are complicating the road ahead for the state’s gas tax.
Pa. Gov. Shapiro signs disaster declaration for I-95 collapse in Philadelphia
The declaration authorizes the flow of money and assistance to reconstruct the highway, the Shapiro administration said Monday.
A section of I-95 in Philadelphia collapses. The state’s response. What local lawmakers said
Gov. Josh Shapiro is expected to issue a disaster declaration on Monday, multiple news outlets reported.
After latest Norfolk Southern derailment, W. Pa lawmakers call for rail accountability
'We stand together in solidarity today to call for stronger safety regulations for bomb trains,' U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, D-12th District, said.
Help wanted: Women needed for U.S. chips manufacturing plan to succeed
Over the next decade, the Biden administration wants to add 1 million more women in construction jobs.
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Priorities for rail safety bill debated in U.S. Senate hearing with Norfolk Southern CEO
A few Democrats on the panel also criticized railroads for an overemphasis on profits and stock buybacks, saying money should instead be spent on workers who could improve safety.