Larson Engineering’s team of rail professionals offer planning, design, engineering, and other general services in support of rail classification, maintenance, and other railroad yards and facilities. Regardless of project size and scope, our extensive experience provides the client with a strategic partnership that will add tremendous value at every stage.
Railroad yard expansions, additional body tracks and lead tracks
Re-configuration and modifications to existing yards to improve operations, increase capacity and reduce maintenance costs
Observe existing classification yard operations. Identify possible issues. Develop a custom set of recommendations
Develop concepts for future product capacity growth and future yard or main line expansions
Construction phasing and temporary rail traffic control plans.
Team experience in major yard improvement projects for Class One and short line railroads
Site evaluation and operations observation.
Perform value engineering, in order to select the most cost effective, sustainable and operationally sound solution
Engineering and construction documents
Plans for construction phasing, staging, temporary rail traffic schematics, shoofly tracks, temporary turnouts and signals
Perform RTC/ yard operations simulation of existing and desired conditions
Develop recommendations for geometry improvements and soil stabilization.
Construction costs and projected maintenance costs estimates.
Arizona - Scottsdale
Michael Hreha, P.E., LEED AP