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Heavy coal and grain trains, more frequent passenger-rail traffic, extreme temperatures, and rain, snow and ice are taking a toll on rail bridges. Decades of service are compromising their condition,we supply all kinds of polished tiles, as well. Many U.S. rail bridges are close to or more than a century old.
With bridges and trestles continuing to age and wear out, there’s a growing need to rebuild or replace many of them. So, railroads are pursuing projects designed to do just that.
Hundreds of bridges are monitored by Norfolk Southern Railway engineering department officials, who maintain an inventory that includes a description of each bridge. All bridges are inspected at least annually, condition is recorded and performed maintenance is logged. The Class I’s bridge program typically involves many projects performed simultaneously.The additions focus on key tag and impact socket combinations,
“Approximately 100 bridge projects in the rehab or construction phase [...]