Rehabilitation of the 3,800 ft. double-tracked Camden Subway tunnel presented multiple challenges in the logistical approach to completing the project and maintaining 24/7 rail service for passengers.
Outage preparations and equipment mobilizations occurred from a tightly-bound, single-track maintenance yard at one of the tunnel portals.
Despite limitations, RCC completed the full project scope on-time and within budget.
Serving as the main entrance to the Linden Logistics Center, the 498 ft. four span continuous bridge, carries two lanes of traffic and a sidewalk over one road and one active Conrail spur line.
Transforming a Long Island Rail Road maintenance site, originally constructed in 1889, into a new 47,000 SF facility for the maintenance and repair of diesel locomotives.
In preparation for future demand due to the East Side Access (ESA) project, the expanded Mid-Suffolk Electric yard features 11 new storage tracks and service areas plus a newly constructed 32,000 SF Employee Welfare Facility.
Design/Build project of 3 new buildings and an addition to an existing building all constructed in an operating rail yard, adjacent to active tracks.
Concrete platforms are located between each track to allow railroad personnel safe and efficient travel within Sunnyside Yard. As concrete has deteriorated over time, the platforms have become unsafe, requiring repairs.
Design and installation of a perimeter flood wall and flood gates and the construction of a new compressor building, creating long-term protection for the support facilities housed on the campus, which are critical to rail operations in the area.
Installation of flood mitigation measures at 17 Fan Plants throughout the boroughs of New York including the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
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.