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Pond Creek #1 Coal Mine

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RailWorks completed this extensive new construction project in five months.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed new lead and loop track
  • Installed 30.000+ ft. track
  • Completed work on time with aggressive schedule
Johnston City, Illinois
Williamson Transportation
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Services
Project Description 

RailWorks constructed a new lead and loop track to service the new Pond Creek coal mine.

Project Scope 

RailWorks built a lead track of 29,887 track feet of continuous welded rail (CWR) on wood ties, constructed 1 #12 CN standard turnout, and installed various grade crossings. The loop track consisted of an additional 10,882 track feet and included 3 #10 turnouts and additional grade crossings.

Unique Features 

RailWorks met Williamson Transportation’s aggressive five-month schedule.