Rail Design

Don’t be derailed by the world of rail design. We understand what it takes to connect with railroad companies and rail construction contractors to make your ride on the rails as smooth as possible. Our engineers will keep your project on track to deliver rail design based on experience, best practices, and, obviously, plenty of puns.

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Railroad Crossing Repair/Replacement:

Design and permitting of rail crossings on streets and highways including precast concrete and rubberized crossings.


Rail Spur Design:

Design of rail spurs off of main lines to service sites in industries such as agri-business, manufacturing, petro-chemical, and recycling.


Railroad Company Coordination and Liaison:

The world of railroads can be overwhelming. We know who to call, when to call them, and how to communicate with railroad companies to keep a project moving.


Crossing Railroads with Utilities:

Design and permitting for crossing under railroads for sewers, water, electric, fiber, cable, etc., including rail company coordination.


Rail Yard Design:

Design of private rail yards for loading and unloading facilities in all industries.

“I would like to personally thank all of you that have been involved with this complex, difficult, but well-orchestrated transition to make it happen in an expedited manner…”

Todd L. Schubert, Director of Engineering and Maintenance Services

Sunrise Cooperative


Milford Rail Shuttle Facility

Milford, Indiana

Preparation of site design for a 275-acre rail shuttle facility. Design of rail including mainline turnouts to both CSX and CN mainlines, as well as 12,000+ feet of track for unit train load and unload facility, box culverts under rail spurs across existing creeks, grading plan, and site/civil design for the entire 275-acre site. Services included topographic survey, site design, storm water management design, rail design, and construction administration.

More Rail Design Projects

Sunrise Co-op Uniopolis, Rail Improvements


Auglaize County, Ohio


Cargill Corn Milling


Dayton, Ohio


Cargill Corn Milling


Paris, Illinois


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