East Edition Herald American

Federal funds received for railroad crossing project

SANTA FE SPRINGS — A project to build a vehicle overpass at a frequent site of crashes between cars and trains recently received a $15 million infusion from the federal government, officials announced Aug. 25. The $137.2 million project to build the overpass over the railroad crossing at Rosecrans and Marquardt avenues is not anticipated Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

MTA introduces tunnel-boring machine in South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — A machine that will soon begin drilling tunnels for a new light rail line through South Los Angeles was named in honor of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist “conductor” on the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escape bondage in the 19th century. “Harriet” the boring machine was lowered during a ceremony Feb. Read More…