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Long Island Railroad Fastener Replacement


Long Island Railroad (Owner),

Delta Railroad Construction (Client)

Project Location

Bellmore & Merick, NY

Related Markets

Bridges Rail & Transit

Bergmann Location

Philadelphia, PA
Long Island Railroad, Bellmore & Merrick NY

Long Island Railroad, Bellmore & Merrick NY

A fast-tracked design-build project for the Long Island Railroad in Bellmore & Merrick, NY.

Bergmann was brought on by the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) for a fast-tracked design-build project involving the removal and replacement of approximately 8,000 direct fixation rail fasteners on two viaducts. The project also included structural repair and replacement of running rail and guard rail concrete plinths and concrete deck repairs. All work was performed during weekend work outages adjacent to live-track passenger rail operations.

Project Highlights

  • Provided engineering services for Delta RR Construction
  • Developed design criteria for this design-build project involving removal and replacement of 8,000 direct fixation rail fasteners on two station viaducts
  • Assisted with the design and maintaining of single track rail service during construction
  • Assisted with the Construction Management & Inspection during the install (performed QA/QC)
  • Work was performed during 22 weekend shutdowns of 55 hours each