Union Pacific Livonia Yard Extension

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
Customer
Union Pacific
Location
Livonia, Louisiana
Provided By
RailWorks

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

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 expanded Livonia Yard, enhancing efficiency by increasing railcar storage for clients.

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