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VeraSun Janesville Ethanol Biorefinery

RailWorks constructed the track infrastructure to service the new VeraSun ethanol biorefinery.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed 52,000 feet of track
  • Installed 22 turnouts
Janesville, Minnesota
VeraSun Energy Corp.
Business Unit 
RailWorks Track Systems
Project Description 

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

Project Scope 

RailWorks constructed 52,000 track feet of CWR and installed 22 turnouts.

Unique Features 

This facility completed construction in November 2008. It has annual capacity to process 39 million bushels of corn and produce 110 million gallons of ethanol, which makes efficient rail transportation a necessity.