Projects

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Featured Project
New Orleans’ N. Rampart Streetcar Line

RailWorks Track Systems constructed New Orleans’ new streetcar line, extending along the northern perimeter of the French Quarter. Crews constructed the new 1.6-mile, double-track French Quarter line, including placing the related concrete work to embed the track in the street. Among the major milestones was the construction of a half grand union.

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Ravenna, Nebraska

Abengoa Bioenergy of Ravenna, LLC

RailWorks worked directly with Abengoa Bioenergy and design-builder FruCon-Austin to construct a double-loop track to service the new ethanol plant.

St. Louis, Missouri

Affton Trucking

RailWorks served as the general contractor to design and construct a new spur and a grain unloading pit.

Queens, New York

AirTrain Project

The AirTrain automated people mover serves travelers in and around JFK International Airport.

Mt. Carmel, Illinois

ALCOA Friendsville Mine

RailWorks constructed a rail spur connecting the new Friendsville Mine with Norfolk Southern, the servicing railroad.

Alton, Illinois

Alton Steel

RailWorks rehabilitated and reconfigured the entire Alton Steel rail yard.

Labadie, Missouri

Ameren UE’s Labadie Power Plant

Ameren UE's Labadie Power Plant was completed ahead of schedule despite material delays and extreme weather.

Cahokia, Illinois

American Milling Coal-Loading Facility

RailWorks built a loop track for American Milling in Illinois to support its coal-loading facility.

Western Long Island, New York

Atlantic Branch Half Ties

RailWorks Transit replaced damaged and deteriorated tie blocks on Tracks 1 and 2 in Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch Tunnel.

New York, New York

Automatic Train Supervision (ATS)

The ATS projects centralized the Interborough Rapid Transit train control and dispatch functions into the New York City Transit Authority Rail Control Center in Manhattan.

Morris, Illinois

Aux Sable USA – Channahon Rail Yard

RailWorks built a new rail yard for the Aux Sable USA Channahon natural gas liquids plant in Illinois.

Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

BC Port Subdivision Maintenance

PNR RailWorks crews maintain 24 miles of track that connect TSI Deltaport and Westshore Coal Terminals to all points east and south through Canadian Pacific Railway, CN Rail and BNSF railways.

New York, New York

Bergen Street Signal Modernization

The $40 million Bergen Street project was the first New York City Transit Authority project to pilot solid state interlocking (SSI) technology.

McCalla, Alabama

Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility

RailWorks installed nearly 70,000 track feet of rail in this strategically important intermodal facility for Norfolk Southern in Alabama.

Southeastern Nebraska

BNSF Main Line Crossing Installation

RailWorks Signals & Communications' team installed the grade crossing warning system on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway's second main line in southeastern Nebraska.

Burlington, Iowa

BNSF's Burlington Bridge

RailWorks installed the track on a new lift span for a BNSF Railway bridge over the Mississippi River near Burlington, Iowa.

New York, New York

Canarsie Line

L.K. Comstock participated in a joint venture to install Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) technology on the Canarsie Line.

Bruderheim, Alberta

Canexus

PNR RailWorks constructed an expansive rail facility to support increasing demand for crude oil and diluted bitumen by oil producers in Western Canada.

Eddyville, Iowa

Cargill Storage Track Construction

RailWorks overcame weather-related construction delays to provide Cargill with a new storage yard for its Eddyville, Iowa, corn milling operations.

New York, New York

Chambers Street Signal Modernization

L.K. Comstock served as the prime contractor on a project to restore and modernize a fire-damaged interlocking controlling the signal system for a portion of three primary NYC subway routes.

Windsor, Ontario

Chatham Subdivision CTC Installation

PNR RailWorks’ Signals & Communications division improved the safety, frequency and speed of passenger rail service all along VIA Rail's busy Toronto-Windsor route.

Baytown, Texas

Chevron Phillips SIT Capacity Expansion

RailWorks provided track construction services to increase the storage-in-transit (SIT) capacity at three Chevron Phillips plants in Texas' Gulf Region.

Michigan City, Indiana

Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad

RailWorks crews perform year-round maintenance and capital improvement projects on this short line operating between Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Transit Authority Loop Renewal

RailWorks completed multiple track upgrades for the Chicago Transit Authority Loop Renewal Project.

Brooklyn, New York

Church Avenue Signal Modernization

L.K. Comstock & Co. and RailWorks Transit joined forces to install a modernized signal system and perform track, civil and electrical work on the New York City subway system's Culver Line.

Barron, Wisconsin

CN Barron Subdivision Rehabilitation

Production crews rehabilitated approximately 31 miles of CN’s Barron Subdivision.

Guelph, Ontario

CN Historic Locomotive Relocation

PNR RailWorks relocated a historic CN locomotive in Guelph, Ontario, to make way for a new intermodal facility.

Terrace, British Columbia

CN Western Region Siding Extensions

PNR RailWorks constructed 60,000 feet of siding tracks in CN’s Western Region, between Terrace and McBride in British Columbia.

Kearney, Arizona

Copper Basin Railway Bridge

In a 72-hour work window, RailWorks dismantled and rebuilt a 110-foot-long bridge in Kearney, Ariz.

Queens, New York

Corona Yard – Phase III

L.K. Comstock served as the prime contractor for this extensive, four-year project to modernize Corona Yard, which serves the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City subway system.

Caithness, British Columbia

CPR Coal Route Expansion

From July to December in 2011, PNR RailWorks constructed about 13,000 feet of track for a new CPR main line and siding in southeast British Columbia.

Flaxton, North Dakota

CPR Infrastructure Expansion

RailWorks expanded CPR's track infrastructure at four sites in Northwestern North Dakota.

Vancouver, British Columbia

CPR West Cap Expansion

PNR RailWorks worked side by side with Canadian Pacific Railway crews on the railway’s $160 million Western Capacity Expansion project, West Cap.

Epping, North Dakota

Crestwood Midstream Partners’ COLT Hub

At Crestwood Midstream Partners’ COLT (crude-oil loading terminal) Hub, RailWorks crews constructed the track infrastructure and performed two capacity expansions.

West Springfield, Massachusetts

CSX West Springfield Intermodal Yard

RailWorks updated and expanded an intermodal yard for CSX Intermodal.

Lilly, Georgia

CSXT Capacity Expansion

RailWorks constructed and extended 17 sidings in six states at strategic sites on CSX Transportation’s main line.

Chicago, Illinois

CTA Red Line Tunnel

RailWorks improved track quality and safety on the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

RailWorks installed 10 new sets of flashers and gates in Ohio's Cuyahoya National Park.

Dallas, Texas

DART Green Line Expansion

DART’s Green Line expansion is a $1.8 billion project that created a new, 28-mile light rail line in the northwest and southeast Dallas metro area.

Dallas, Texas

DART Northeast North-Central Extension

In early 2003 L.K. Comstock completed work on the 25-mile extension to the 44-mile light rail system serving Dallas, Garland, Richardson and Plano, Texas.

Colony, Wyoming

DM&E Railroad

RailWorks rehabilitated DM&E's line between Colony, Wyo., and Rapid City, S.D.

Sterling, Virginia

Dulles Automated People Mover (APM) System

RailWorks was part of a project team to construct the Automated People Mover (APM) system at the international airport.

Bronx, New York

East 180th Street Yard

L.K. Comstock and RailWorks Transit upgraded New York City Transit’s East 180th Street Yard with a new signal system and track infrastructure.

New York, New York

Electronic Security System at Chambers Street Station Complex

L.K. Comstock completed the $2.3 million subcontract to install an electronic security system for the New York City Transit Authority Chambers Street Station complex.

Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Essar Steel Plant

RailWorks built the track and turnouts for Essar Steel’s new taconite and steel plant in Minnesota.

Vancouver, British Columbia

Expo Line Power Rail Installation

PNR RailWorks crews replaced power rail on the Expo Line, part of the metro Vancouver SkyTrain rapid transit system.

Oklahoma

Farmrail Track Rehabilitation

Farmrail hired RailWorks Track Systems to upgrade its track to Class II standards and to expand capacity at key junctures on its line.

New York, New York

Flushing II

L.K. Comstock rehabilitated the signal system on New York City Transit Authority No. 7 line, an essential rail link between eastern Queens and Manhattan.

Macedonia, Illinois

Foresight Management Coal Facilities

RailWorks helped Foresight Management LLC ramp up coal operations across the United States.

Watertown, New York

Fort Drum Track Upgrades

RailWorks updated the track infrastructure at the Fort Drum U.S. Army Base in upstate New York.

Ft. Worth, Texas

Fort Worth & Western Railroad

RailWorks provides ongoing maintenance on a major portion of the 276-mile line.

Cleveland, Ohio

GCRTA Grade Crossing Improvements

RailWorks removed and rebuilt eight crossings for the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority.

Macon, Georgia

Georgia Central Railway Bridge Conversions

RailWorks converted multiple ballast-deck bridges to open-deck bridges in central Georgia.

Albany, New York

Global Partners Terminal

RailWorks completed a $1.9 million project for Global Companies LLC’s unit Global Partners, which transports crude from the Bakken formation to its Albany terminal.

Toronto, Ontario

GO Transit Track and Signal Maintenance

PNR RailWorks performs daily inspection and maintenance on signals and track on 240-plus miles of GO Transit property.

Bradford, Ontario

GO Transit’s Bradford-to-Barrie Extension

PNR RailWorks served as the general contractor to extend a commuter rail line in Ontario.

Promontory, Utah

Golden Spike National Historic Site

RailWorks performed unique track rehabilitation at the site where the Union Pacific and Central Pacific came together in 1869 to complete the United States' first transcontinental railroad.

New York, New York

Grand Concourse

L.K. Comstock rehabilitated the signal system on the New York City Transit Authority's Grand Concourse Line.

Shaker Heights, Ohio

Greater Cleveland RTA Crossing Rehabilitation

RailWorks completed a $1.8 million project to reconstruct four, double-track crossings for the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority.

Tioga, North Dakota

Hess Corporation Transload Facility

RailWorks-built track and turnouts at the Hess Corporation transload site in North Dakota help move unit trains of crude oil.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Line

RailWorks companies performed a range of services on the Hiawatha LRT line connects downtown Minneapolis with the Mall of America and the international airport.

Holt, Alabama

Hurricane Creek Bridge

RailWorks replaced decking and laid rail on Hurricane Creek Bridge on Alabama Southern Railroad track in Holt, Ala.

Hoquiam, Washington

Imperium Renewables at the Port of Grays Harbor

RailWorks constructed the track in the new refinery rail yard and the connection to the terminal loop track.

Iron Mountain, Missouri

Iron Mountain Trap Rock Company

RailWorks reconfigured and extended the yard tracks for Iron Mountain Rock Company’s yard expansion project to accommodate 80-car unit ballast trains.

St. Louis, Missouri

Italgrani USA Mill and Grain Elevator Track

RailWorks constructed 10,248 feet of track for Italgrani USA in St. Louis, Mo.

Shreveport, Louisiana

Kansas City Southern’s Deramus Yard

RailWorks Track Systems completed a series of extensive updates for Kansas City Southern Railway's 257-acre Deramus Yard in Shreveport, La.

Robstown, Texas

KCS Spear Siding Improvements

RailWorks extended Kansas City Southern Railway's Spear Siding in Robstown, Texas, west of Corpus Christi.

St. Albans, Vermont

Kettle Falls International Railway

Rail gangs installed nearly 1.5 million feet of continuous welded rail (CWR) along 191 miles on New England Central Railroad from St. Albans, Vt., south to the Massachusetts border.

Gary, Indiana

Kirk Yard Expansion

RailWorks performed track restoration and new track construction as part of CN’s expansion of Kirk Yard in Indiana.

Crawford County near Palestine, Illinois

LincolnLand Agri-Energy LLC

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure and grade crossing signal protection to service the new ethanol plant.

Augusta, Georgia

Martin Marietta Augusta Quarry - Phase II

RailWorks constructed track infrastucture to improve operations at a Martin Marietta quarry.

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Coastal Railroad Rehabilitation

This track rehabilitation project on MCRR enabled the return of commuter rail service to Cape Cod for the first time since the 1980s.

Fairview Heights, Illinois

Metro – Fairview Heights Pocket Track

RailWorks provided track, traction power, signal/communications and facility construction services to expand the light rail system near St. Louis.

St. Louis, Missouri

MetroLink Cross-County Extension

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure along the 34-mile light rail extension.

Miami, Florida

MIA Mover at Miami International Airport

This project to connect the airport with a new car rental center marked RailWorks' third automated people mover project in 12 months.

Miami, Florida

Miami AirportLink Metrorail Extension

This is one of several major transportation projects associated with Miami International Airport that RailWorks has constructed.

Miami, Florida

Miami International Airport Automated People Mover

Miami International Airport Automated People Mover system transports passengers between American Airlines' North gates, ticketing and baggage areas.

Great Falls, Montana

Montana Refining Company Capacity Expansion

RailWorks helped expand rail car storage capacity for Montana Refining at its oil facility in Great Falls.

Esterhazy, Saskatchewan

Mosaic Potash Plant Expansion

PNR RailWorks built a load-out facility as part of the expansion of Mosaic’s K2 Potash Mine in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan.

North Vancouver, British Columbia

Neptune Terminals

PNR RailWorks used the innovative Edilon Corkelast® system to install embedded rail for a new coal stacker-reclaimer at Neptune Terminals in British Columbia.

White River Junction, Vermont

New England Central Railroad

RailWorks increased the vertical clearance on the line to accommodate double-stack rail traffic.

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Loyola Streetcar Line

RailWorks Track Systems constructed a new 0.8-mile, two-track extension to New Orleans’ streetcar system.

Manhattan, New York

No. 7 Line Subway Extension

RailWorks completed this $513.7 million project with joint venture partner Skanska USA to furnish and install systems and finishes for the subway extension on the No. 7 Line in Manhattan, N.Y.

Queens, New York

No. 7/Flushing Line CBTC Signal Modernization

RailWorks upgraded two interlockings and installed communications-based train control, power and communications systems on the Flushing Line .

Seneca, Illinois

Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc.

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure for the $68 million refinery at Seneca, Ill.

Corpus Christi, Texas

Nueces River Rail Yard/Port of Corpus Christi

RailWorks built the new interchange for the Nueces River Rail Yard near the west end of Nueces Bay and Corpus Christi Inner Harbor.

St. James, Louisiana

NuStar Energy Terminal Offloading Facility

RailWorks constructed track and turnouts for a large terminal offloading facility in Louisiana designed to facilitate the movement and storage of crude oil from shale production.

Manhattan, New York

NYC Second Avenue Subway Line

L.K. Comstock led a joint venture to construct the track and systems for Phase I of New York City Transit’s Second Avenue Subway, the first major expansion of the New York City Transit subway system in more than 50 years.

Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Oak Creek Power Plant

RailWorks coordinated with Bechtel to construct the track infrastructure for the new Oak Creek Power Plant.

New York, New York

PA/CIS Canarsie

L.K. Comstock modernized the passenger information communication system on the 24 stations of the New York City Transit Authority Canarsie Line.

Miami, Florida

Palmetto Traction Power Substation

L.K. Comstock National Transit provided design-build services to construct a new traction power substation (TPSS) near the Palmetto passenger station on Miami-Dade Metro.

Ephrata, Washington

Port of Ephrata

RailWorks installed 6,500 ties in a project at the Port of Ephrata in Grant County, Washington.

Pasco, Washington

Port of Pasco

RailWorks helped the Port of Pasco uprade rail service to its Big Pasco Industrial Center in northwest Washington.

Toledo, Ohio

Port of Toledo

RailWorks Track Services replaced dilapidated dock tracks at the Port of Toledo’s general cargo terminals, restoring on-dock rail service to stage and build trains.

Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

Port of Vancouver Terminals

PNR RailWorks provides regular track inspection, repair and maintenance for the majority of the terminals at the Port of Vancouver.

Wilmington, North Carolina

Port of Wilmington

RailWorks installed three crane rails and replaced two tracks on Berth No. 8 at the Port of Wilmington.

Bluefield, Virginia

Pounding Mill Quarry

RailWorks constructed new track infrastructure to improve efficiencies at the Pounding Mill Quarry.

Marissa, Illinois

Prairie State Energy Facility

RailWorks served as the general contractor through all phases of the $4.6 billion project.

Central and Eastern U.S.

RailAmerica - East

RailWorks production gangs rehabilitated 13 RailAmerica properties in the central and eastern United States.

Epping, North Dakota

Rangeland Energy Transload Facility

RailWorks installed track to facilitate operations at a Rangeland Energy transload facility.

Jesup, Georgia

Rayonier Wood Fiber Mill

RailWorks constructed 9,500 feet of track for Rayonier at its Jesup, Ga., wood fiber mill.

Shelocta, Pennsylvania

Reliant Energy Keystone Generating Station

RailWorks completed a multimillion-dollar project to construct a loop track, turnouts, a rail scale and a limestone unloading pit for the Keystone Generating Station.

Riesel, Texas

Sandy Creek Energy Station

RailWorks installed a 33,000-track-foot loop track and 10 turnouts for a power plant in Texas, operated by Houston-based Dynegy Inc.

Trenton, North Dakota

Savage Industries Transload Facility

RailWorks constructed track and turnouts at a 274-acre transload facility in Trenton, N.D. for Savage Industries.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SEPTA Fern Rock Yard Renewal

RailWorks installed new rail, special track work and ties in a $16.2 million upgrade at Fern Rock Yard.

West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SEPTA Market Street Reconstruction

The Market Street Reconstruction project included reconstructing five existing stations and the adjoining track.

Owasso, Oklahoma

SKOL Bridge Improvements

RailWorks bridge crews performed structural repairs on 25 bridges for Watco on its South Kansas and Oklahoma Line (SKOL).

Seattle, Washington

Sound Transit Central Link Light Rail Line

Two RailWorks companies provided the track and the signals system on Sound Transit’s new 15.6-mile light rail line linking downtown Seattle and communities along the route with Sea-Tac Airport.

Tacoma and Lakewood, Washington

Sound Transit M Street to Lakewood

RailWorks served as the prime contractor to upgrade track and signals infrastructure on a project to extend metro Seattle's Sounder commuter rail service from Tacoma to Lakewood.

Seattle, Washington

Sound Transit U820 Yard Expansion

The Sound Transit U820 yard expansion provided additional capacity to support the University Link light rail line.

Seattle, Washington

Sound Transit's University Link

L.K. Comstock and HSQ Technology furnished and installed all the systems on Sound Transit's University Link extension.

Greer, South Carolina

South Carolina’s Inland Port (SCIP)

RailWorks constructed the rail infrastructure for what was then one of the United States’ newest inland port facilities.

McCleansboro, Illinois

Soylutions

RailWorks rehabilitated existing track and constructed new track for Soylutions, an agricultural grain handler.

Orlando, Florida

SunRail Corridor Project

RailWorks and joint venture partner Archer Western constructed SunRail, a 62-mile design-build commuter rail line project in the Greater Orlando area.

Anacortes, Washington

Tesoro Crude Oil Unloading Facility

RailWorks constructed a new, high-capacity rail unloading facility at Tesoro Corporation’s refinery in Anacortes, Wash.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Interchange/Target Field Station

In Minneapolis, RailWorks companies combined forces on a project to construct a multimodal transportation hub featuring a relocated Target Field Station as a central element.

Tucson, Arizona

Tucson Modern Streetcar

RailWorks completed this $66 million project with joint-venture partner Granite Construction.

Seattle and Tukwila, Washington

Tukwila Extension/Boeing Access Road

RailWorks constructed the direct-fixation track on the aerial guideway and performed related services on a light rail extension for Sound Transit.

Utica, Illinois

Unimin Sand Plant Rail Yard

RailWorks constructed 6,800 feet of new track, nine turnouts and two crossovers at Unimin's silica sand mine in Utica, Ill.

Livonia, Louisiana

Union Pacific Livonia Yard Extension

RailWorks expanded storage capacity at Union Pacific 's Livonia Yard in Louisiana.

Pontiac, Illinois

Union Pacific Railroad High-Speed Rail

RailWorks' upgrades helped enable the advent of high-speed rail travel on an important segment of Amtrak's Chicago-to-St. Louis route.

Toronto, Ontario

Union Pearson Express

PNR RailWorks built a portion of the Union Pearson Express near the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Conrad, Montana

United Grain Corporation Loadout Facility

RailWorks constructed the rail infrastructure to support a new United Grain elevator in Montana.

St. Louis, Missouri

University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) Interlocking

RailWorks Track Services installed all track components for a new signalized crossover interlocking on the double main track of the St. Louis MetroLink light rail system.

Engle, Texas

UP Glidden Subdivision Siding Extension

RailWorks Track Systems constructed a new siding extension for Union Pacific Railroad west of Houston, Texas.

Janesville, Minnesota

VeraSun Janesville Ethanol Biorefinery

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure at VeraSun’s new ethanol biorefinery in Janesville, Minn., one of the largest in the United States.

Jay, Maine

Verso Paper Maintenance Program

A key capability is providing dedicated crews year-round for ongoing inspections and preventive maintenance.

Andrews, Texas

Waste Control Specialists

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure for a new Waste Control Specialists facility in West Texas.

Chanute, Kansas

Watco SKOL Chanute Subdivision Upgrades

In southeast Kansas, RailWorks provided multiple upgrades for the South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL), owned by Watco.

Neodesha, Kansas

Watco SKOL Neodesha Subdivision Upgrades

A gang installed rail and new ties, and upgraded switches and at-grade crossings along a 19-mile stretch in southeast Kansas.

Delta, British Coluumbia

Westshore Terminals Maintenance

PNR RailWorks has more than 20 years’ experience looking after the tracks at Westshore Terminals in British Columbia.