A difficult and significant portion of work for the East Side Access (ESA) project at Harold Interlocking, the busiest rail junction in the US, is completed by Railroad Construction Company, Inc. on time and on budget. More than 1.85 miles of new track, 13 turnouts and related infrastructure was installed to two crucial sections of mainline track while Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) carried 300,000 passengers each weekday.
ESA is MTA's largest capital project, with work across three boroughs and expanding deep below Park Avenue in Manhattan. Additionally, it is the first expansion of LIRR in more than 100 years.
Replacement of 128-year-old bridge during a single-weekend track outage.
Complete modernization of the third busiest Long Island Rail Road station, Hicksville. Aesthetic improvements have made the new station one of the most attractive in New York.
Iconic Sphere welcomed home at the new World Trade Center.
Removal and replacement of the existing track fastening system along the Westmont Viaduct for the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO).
During the highly publicized first summer shutdown for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Superstructure Replacement project, RCC completed the replacement of MBTA railroad tracks within a 17-day shutdown.
"The Ben Franklin Bridge Track Rehab project is a testament to what can be accomplished with an experienced, knowledgeable, safety minded contractor."
DRPA Chief Engineer
Railway Track & Structures February 2016
The Hudson Transmission Project was completed to increase electrical capacity to New York City by connecting power grids of New York and New Jersey through a complex set of cables running both underground and under the Hudson River. The New Jersey side of the project involved the running to cables across a three mile stretch from PSE&G substation in Ridgefield to the Hudson River entry point in Edgewater.
Railroad Construction Co. recently completed a $6 million contract for SEPTA to rehabilitate and perform extensive repairs to the Chestnut Hill Bridge, resulting in increased stability.
Railroad Construction Co. has completed a $25 million contract for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority-Long Island Rail Road in the Village of Thomaston, LI. The massive Colonial Road Design / Build Improvement Project is a critical investment in the future of MTA-LIRR operations designed to provide long term bridge safety, improve the reliability and convenience of the train schedule and reduce flooding problems that have hindered service in the past. Included in the job is the construction of a new bridge, roadway overpass and approaches and extension of the existing pocket track.