Infrastructure Daily News 01.04.13

Transportation Sector

. January 3, Associated Press – (Kentucky) Ky. seeks $7.1 million in damages from bridge collapse, others asking for $100K. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is pursing $7.1 million in damages from Foss Maritime, the owner of a ship that crashed into the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge in 2012. Source:– Kentucky-Bridge-Collapse

. January 2, Los Angeles Times – (National) Feds levied record fines against airlines in 2012. The U.S. Department of Transportation imposed a total of $3.6 million in fines form the 49 violations recorded in 2012 — a record amount in fines against airlines. Source: 20130102,0,3801118.story

. January 2, Associated Press; KOB 4 Albuquerque – (New Mexico) 6 hand grenades found in checked luggage by TSA agents at Albuquerque airport in the past week. U.S. Transportation Security Administration officials said that six hand grenades were discovered at checked baggage screening points at Albuquerque International Sunport between December 26, 2012 and January 2, 2013. Source:– Airport-Grenades-Found

Postal and Shipping Sector

. January 3, WANE 15 Fort Wayne – (Indiana) Arrest made in attempted robbery at post office. One of two men connected with an attempted robbery of a post office in Fort Wayne was arrest by police. Source: office

. January 2, Washington Times – (Washington D.C.) Robbers hold up UPS truck in D.C. A UPS driver was robbed at gunpoint January 2 in Southeast Washington D.C., the second gun-point robbery of a delivery driver in the area in the past two weeks. Source: truck-dc/

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