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Rail Relocation

The project required the relocation of 3500 feet of double line track rail line in a highly congested area in Shreveport, LA for Kansas City Southern. Key Constructors faced the task of multiple retaining walls in a variety of both locations, such as under a bridge viaduct with limited headroom, and changing soil conditions and elevations, throughout the project footprint.

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2-Leg Flood Platform

Utilizing the prototype of the aluminum flood platform that is supported on two 10.75” diameter helical foundations, the design also has shorter legs available if a trackside platform is needed instead. With only two masts with the helical foundation, these platforms could be installed in limited real estate areas, dramatically reducing the track fouling time during the construction process.

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Commuter Rail System

Phase I of the new commuter railroad for Orlando, consisted of the Double Tracking and upgrade of 96 crossings. The installation contractor, RCL of Benbrook, Texas, had invaluable experience in installing CHANCE® brand helical foundations for part of the federally mandated Positive Train Control System for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

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