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Pounding Mill Quarry

RailWorks constructed new track infrastructure to improve efficiencies at the Pounding Mill Quarry.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed 7,400 feet of new track
  • Constructed a 40-foot steel span bridge
  • Installed a new crossing with signal protection
Bluefield, Virginia
Pounding Mill Quarry Corporation
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Services
Project Description 

RailWorks completed the new track construction project to facilitate more efficient operations at the limestone quarry.

Project Scope 

RailWorks constructed 7,400 feet of new track, installed four turnouts, built a new 40-foot steel span bridge with concrete headwalls and timber deck boards, and constructed a 100-foot timber and asphalt road crossing with new warning lights and gates.

Unique Features 

The new track infrastructure provides an efficient network for inbound and outbound Norfolk Southern trains servicing the limestone quarry.