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Union Pacific Railroad Livonia Yard Extension

A RailWorks crew constructs a skeleton track at Union Pacific Railroad's Livonia Yard in Livonia, La.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed 27,000 track-feet of 136-lb. CWR on wood ties
  • Constructed four #11 turnouts
  • Performed 90 field welds
  • Performed clearing and grubbing, grading, culvert construction and seeding
Track
Livonia, Louisiana
Customer 
Union Pacific Railroad
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Systems
Project Description 

RailWorks expanded storage capacity at Union Pacific Railroad's Livonia (La.) Yard.

Project Scope 

In this $1.1 million project, RailWorks constructed 27,000 track-feet of 136-lb. heat-hardened continuous-welded rail on wood ties, constructed four #11 turnouts and performed 90 field welds.  The crew also performed clearing and grubbing, grading, culvert construction and seeding.

The 2 1/2 month effort expands Union Pacific Railroad's Livonia Yard, enhancing efficiency by increasing railcar storage for clients.

UPPR provided all materials.  RailWorks, working as a subcontractor to Gaines Civil Construction, provided labor and equipment for track construction.

Other participants 
Gaines Civil Construction, LLC