Construction Projects


Customer: Owens - Illinois
Project: Yard Expansion

Location: Waco Tx

Project Status: Completed

           

 Description: Construction of over 13,000 feet of new track including 15 turnouts.  New track built on concrete ties and 133lb rail.  Project required significant excavation and drainage design, as well as, class 2 removal and a 500ft concrete retaining wall.      

 


Customer: Progress Rail

Project: Storage Track Construction

Locations: Bridgeport, Alliance & Sidney Nebraska

Project Status: Completed

Description: Due to recent economic demands within the rail industry, Progress Rail observed a need for additional storage capacity. Specifically, an immediate need for short to mid term storage for coal equipment.  The current project includes over 10 miles of storage track and multiple turnouts built on three separate properties.  URRS was able to respond quickly to our customer's needs at a competitive price.

 


 

 

 

 

Customer: United States Army
Project: Yard Expansion
Location: Fort Carson, Colorado

Project Status: Completed

Description

Construction of over 15,000 feet of track containing 20 ea. #10 turnout and 2 ea. #9 turnouts. Relocation of over 3500 feet of track as well as thirty percent tie replacement, concrete crossings installation, track surfacing, and installation of cushion head bumping posts.

 


Customer: Whirlpool
Project: Whirlpool Distribution Project
Location: Aurora, Colorado

Project Status: Completed

                                                                   

Description

United Railroad Services Co. was subcontracted to Panattoni Construction on this project to install the necessary track to service the new Whirlpool Distribution Center in Aurora, Colorado.
This was a challenging turn-key project with many elements including, earthwork, storm sewer, water line encasement, asphalt paving, curb and gutter, concrete road crossings, rail shed enclosure, fencing, signage, earthen berms and under drain.
The project consisted of 1750 feet of new track construction, 133 lb. rail on new concrete ties, four number 9 turnouts and three sliding derails.

Project was completed on-time and under-budget.
 


 

Customer: Vestas
Project: Wind Turbine
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Project Status: Completed

Description

United Railroad Services Co. was subcontracted to Nolte Engineering on this project to install the necessary track to service the new Vestas Blades and Nacelle facility in Brighton, Colorado.
The project consisted of construction of over 30,000 feet of new ballasted track, 930 feet of direct fixation track, new 115 lb. rail on new hardwood ties, 16 ea. #9 turnouts, 9 ea. #11 turnouts, 2 ea. #11 RCL turnouts with switch heaters, 2 ea. #15 power turnouts and signalized concrete road crossings. Installation was of both public and private crossings.
This was a difficult project with severe penalties for late completion; the project was completed on-time and under-budget with high praise from UPRR, Vestas Blades, and Nolte Engineering.