Horner & Shifrin to update Terminal Railroad Association’s Madison yard

ST. LOUIS  — Horner & Shifrin has been selected by the Terminal Railroad Association to provide environmental, electrical and structural engineering services for improvements to the service platform area of its rail switching yard in Madison.

The project will include the replacement of an oil/water separator, trash screen improvements, a heated water boom cabinet for service platform water, track pan replacement and various other site improvements.

The Madison yard is the largest rail switching facility in the region, with 80 tracks and a capacity of 2,200 cars at any one time.

Work on the project is expected to be completed by January 2015.

About Horner & Shifrin, Inc.

Horner & Shifrin, Inc., designated a small business in accordance with the U.S. SBA standards, is a 100-percent employee-owned, multidisciplinary firm with over 80 professionals and technical support personnel located in St. Louis, Springfield, and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and O’Fallon and Springfield, Ill. The company is in its 81st year of providing professional engineering services to municipal, state and federal government agencies, industries and institutions.

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