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Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure to service the new biodiesel refinery.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed 6,000 feet of new track
  • Installed 5 turnouts
  • Constructed 4 grade crossings
Seneca, Illinois
Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc.
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Services
Project Description 

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure for the $68 million refinery at Seneca, IL, one of seven biodiesel refineries Nova Biosource Fuels plans to construct through 2010.

Project Scope 

RailWorks constructed 6,000 feet of track and installed four #8 turnouts, one #10 turnout, one double switch point derail, and four rubber grade crossings. RailWorks coordinated with CSX, the servicing railroad, to address requirements for the facility’s track infrastructure.

Unique Features 

RailWorks completed the project on time. The new facility has the capacity to produce 60 million gallons of fuel from locally generated, low-cost feedstocks.