Railroad Services

Midwest Mole has been providing safe and cost-effective solutions for railway drainage installations for 30+ years.

Efficient Solutions for Railroad Drainage

When you’re working near a railway, careful planning and thoughtful execution are vital. Not only is it a potentially dangerous environment, but the work needs to be done with minimal impact to the railway traffic. Midwest Mole has decades of experience installing and repairing railroad drainage systems, and we have the expertise to get the job done right.

Comprehensive Solutions for Any Railway Project

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Midwest Mole has been providing safe and cost-effective solutions for railway drainage installations for more than 30 years. From repairing or replacing existing drainage structures to installing new storm water systems, Midwest Mole understands the importance of keeping disruptions of rail traffic to a minimum, to ensure railways remain efficient, safe, and effective. With an unmatched fleet of equipment to perform all facets of railway drainage construction, Midwest Mole also can oversee installations by others (railroad forces or outside parties) to confirm best practices are being followed to protect systems and ensure safety.

Railroad Services

  • Trenchless installations of new storm water systems, or replacement of existing drainage structures
  • Rehabilitation of existing drainage structures and storm water systems
  • Open cut installations of storm water systems
  • Potholing of utilities along railroad right-of-way
    • Using our own hydro-excavation trucks and our portable hydro-excavation unit
  • Construction management of railroad system gangs
    • We have been performing this operation for over six years for a class 1 railroad, managing their jack and bore system gangs
      • Coordination of materials and equipment
      • Providing all equipment needs
      • Coordination of gaining access agreements along the track
      • Coordination of moving all equipment from site to site
      • Overseeing that all installations are done correctly, safely, and as efficiently as possible
      • Constructability review of trenchless projects
        • Assist with determination of what trenchless methods are feasible for a location
        • Assist with how sites will be accessed, and what areas will be impacted by disturbance
        • Providing budgetary numbers for installations