NORFOLK SOUTHERN 95th ST. LIFT BRIDGE REPAIRS

Performing Under Pressure

Shaft removal and repair in a sheave assembly that includes a 60,000lb pulley wheel on a high-traffic rail lift bridge located at 95th street on Chicago's South Side—within a 112-hour window.

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Capability Spotlight: Emergency Rail Work

With our considerable experience working on railroad projects of widely varying scope and complexity, ICC offers the rail-specific technical ability to complete any construction need for owners. Over the years, this experience, combined with in-house iron workers and overall company agility, has established ICC as a reliable go-to emergency project resource for a growing number of major freight and commuter rail owners.

We have established a solid track record of safe, on-time, on-budget performance for many of the nation's leading rail carriers, including:




ICC has performed Emergency Work contracts for the following owners:

  • Amtrak
  • Metra
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • Canadian National
  • Norfolk Southern
  • Union Pacific


Project work has included:

  • Bridge repairs
  • Concrete restoration/replacement
  • Structural steel replacement
  • Handrail replacement
  • Retaining wall improvements
  • Masonry work
  • Signage repair/installation


BNSF

As part of our continued reputation of being a trusted Emergency Work Contractor, ICC has recently begun working with BNSF as a Contractor of Choice for emergency projects. Most recently, ICC was contacted to remove and replace the damaged lower lateral bracing with H-pile and steel plate material on a BNSF railroad bridge in Joliet, IL. ICC mobilized immediately and the project was completed within 48 hours.

METRA

ICC has held ongoing emergency work contracts with METRA since 2004, performing short-notice, short-time-frame construction services for bridge repairs as required on a retainer basis throughout the Metra commuter-line system.

Examples of Completed Emergency Work:

  • Tinley Park Culvert Repairs – Tinley Park, IL
  • Ogilvie Station Masonry Repairs – Chicago, IL
  • Milwaukee & Kilborn Bridge Repairs – Chicago, IL
  • Metra 123rd St. Turntable Repairs – Chicago, IL 
  • Joliet Yard Gate Repairs – Joliet, IL

CANADIAN NATIONAL

With our longstanding relationship with Canadian National, the railroad has recently awarded ICC a Contractor of Choice designation for CN emergency projects. Across Illinois, Michigan and Indiana, we have proven our ability to consistently deliver rapid mobilization and timely completion to restore/improve CN's network integrity and resume rail operations as quickly as possible.

Examples of Completed Emergency Work:

  • Emergency Bridge Steel Repairs - East Chicago, IN
  • Emergency Steel Repairs – Mason, IL
  • 63rd Street Stump Removal – Chicago, IL 
  • 18th and State Bridge Repairs – Chicago, IL 
  • Milwaukee St. Concrete Restoration – Detroit, MI

UNION PACIFIC

ICC’s strong project performance for Union Pacific Railroad over multiple decades has built the necessary trust to be awarded several emergency bridge repair/maintenance contracts for UP in the past few years, including a multi-million-dollar emergency bridge rehabilitation project in the Rockwell Subdivision in Chicago, Illinois. 

Examples of Completed Emergency work:

  • Drainage Trough Repairs – Dolton, IL 
  • Steel Beam Replacement & Associated Work – Walnut, IL
  • Emergency Bridge Repairs & Maintenance – Rockwell Subdivision, Chicago, IL 
  • Emergency Steel Repairs – Multiple Bridge Locations – Chicago, IL

NORFOLK SOUTHERN

ICC has a maintained a strong relationship with Norfolk Southern spanning decades. This relationship has made us a trusted Contractor for many NS Emergency Work projects across the Midwest, including a multi-million dollar project performed on the Historical 95th St. Lift Bridge in Chicago, IL.

Examples of Completed Emergency Work:

  • 95th Street Bridge Maintenance & Shaft Repairs – Chicago, IL
  • 63rd and State Bridge Demolition & Shoring – Chicago, IL