Category: Terminal Railroad

Merchants Bridge getting renovation despite being turned down for federal funds

The reconstruction of Merchants Bridge will go forward without federal grants, funded by the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis. The bridge was built in 1889 and is the oldest rail structure over the Mississippi River. It needs a $172 million reconstruction of the three main spans and the east approach that carries passenger and […]

Illinois provides $241 million to boost freight mobility

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the funding at the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis’ intermodal facility in East St. Louis. Photo – Rauner’s Twitter account Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday announced $241 million in grants for 23 projects aimed at improving freight mobility throughout the state. Rauner made the announcement at the Terminal […]

Illinois projects still top priority for Freightway organization

Photo: Scott Cousins | The Telegraph Mary Lamie, executive director of St. Louis Regional Freightway, talks about the need for improvements at the Union Pacific Lenox Tower in Mitchell, during a Freight Summit luncheon held as part of FreightweekSTL, a four-day conference that ended Thursday. ST. LOUIS — Renovation of the Merchants Bridge and replacement […]

Commentary: St. Louis region well-positioned to compete under public-private infrastructure program

President Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan has sparked discussion about the vital need to modernize our nation’s infrastructure and the role that individual states, communities and the private sector will have to play in funding that rebuilding. In the bi-state region, those discussions have been underway for some time, resulting in concrete actions that have […]

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program for TCU/IAM members!

TCU/IAM members take advantage of discounted activities with Union Plus!

  • Up to 25% on Car Rentals with Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Payless
  • Book flights and hotels together and save with Expedia
  • Tours and restaurant discounts
  • Discounts for water/theme parks, concerts and sporting events tickets
  • Save up to 24% on movie theater eTickets

Start Your Savings Here!

September 2023