WT Byler Co has completed massive railroad projects including a 10,000-car multi-phased rail storage yard (SIT) that was the largest privately owned rail storage yard in the United States.
Working for railroads, we have completed and /or assisted in the design and construction of hundreds of miles of railroads, including mainline, Storange In Transit (SIT), sidings, spurs, and wye-track constructed in a variety of soil and environmental conditions.
10,000 Railcar Storage
10,000 RAILCAR STORAGE IN TRANSIT (SIT)
DESIGN BUILD EXPERIENCE TO MAINTAIN A LEGACY OF INOVATION
120 MILES OF RAIL
1.5 MILLION TONS OF CRUSHED STONE
FROM A FRIENDSHIP AND SHARED VISION OF TROY BYLER AND BILL SJOLANDER EVOLVED INTO THE FORMATION OF A NEW CONCEPT IN STORAGE FOR RAILROAD COMPANIES. WHEN COMPLETED WAS THE LARGEST PRIVATLEY OWNED AND OPERATED FACILITY OF ITS KIND IN THE UNITED STATES!
2,500 Railcar Storage
Ameri-Port Baytown Industrial Park
Engineering oversight and construction of a 700 acre sight railcar storage yard for National Properties Holding including:
700 Acre site
Storm water systems installation
Two entrance roads
Two unloading yards
One storage yard
Tail track Inbound track
Outbound track Parking lots
Detention ponds Installed over 150,000 track-feet of rail with no lost time accidents!
BNSF Railroad Spur
Connection Track to N.R.G. Lead in Arcola, Texas- Constructed two railroad bridges
Performed wetland mitigation
Storm water system installation
New rail installation
300 Railcar Storage Yard in Laporte, Texas including:
Storm water system installation
Yard lighting installation
Sub-grade lime stabilization
20,000 track feet of rail
46,000 W.T. Byler Co. man-hours without injury or incident!
WT Byler Co Wins Contract for Construction of Olmito Railyard and Westrail Project - Brownsville
INTERNATIONAL RAILROAD - Coordination success for TxDOT, Cameron County, City of Brownsville, UPRR, KCSM, City of Matamoros, State of Tamaulipas, Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes and multiple federal / state agencies. Over the past 20+ years, residents of the City of Brownville have wanted the railro ads out of downtown... deactivation to date is 79 of their 93 railroad crossings.
WT Byler Co wins contract with Cameron County for construction of the Olmito Railyard Expansion Project - $10.2M. McCarthy Building Companies wins W est Railroad Relocation Project - $26.5M, subcontracting the earthwork portion / new rail construction to W T Byler Co - $15.1M. The project will begin at the UPRR's junction to the Port of Brownsville and south of Olmito and then continue west and south for 5.8 miles crossing over US 281, the International Boundary and W ater Commission levee and continue across the Rio Grande River. The proposed international rail bridge is 15 river miles upstream from the existing B&M Bridge and the KCSM connection in Matamoros.
DOW Seadrift Industrial Spur
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Port Lavaca, Texas
Build in construction 8.7 miles and separate Wye Track
Excavate & embank 1.3 million CY of earth material
Mitigated 22.6 acres of wetlands
Excavated 50 acres of USDA catfish ponds
Excavated 5 cattle ponds
Constructed 800 LF of railroad bridges
Constructed 3 state highway overpasses
Constructed multiple county and private crossings
Installed 11 each E-80 loading crossings
Constructed 10’ x 10’ x 5-barrel culvert runs
Substantial completion with difficult milestones in 11.5 months – two weeks ahead of schedule within owners budget including value engineering. 225,000 man-hours with no lost time injuries!
1,500 Acre Rail Park
Rail Logix Alamo Junction
Engineering Oversight / GC
Excavated and embanked over 2,000,000 CY of earth material
Imported and placed to line and grade over 200,000 tons of crushed stone
Constructed 47,000 track feet of of new rail including 4-interchange, 1 loop and 5 yard tracks with lead
Home to Baker Hughes, Weatherford International, Halliburton, etc.
Rail Logix Alamo Junction is strategically located southeast of San Antonio, Texas near the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale. This 520-acre rail park has the ability to accommodate both manifest and unit train traffic.
800 Railcar Storage
Rail Logix Industrial Park
Design Oversight and Turnkey Construction of an 800 Railcar Storage Yard for National Properties Holding including:
Storm water systems installation
Site lighting installation
Large transload road
Installed 52,000 track feet of rail with no lost time accidents!
Sunoco Logistics Nederland Terminal
Design Over-site and Construction of a 120 Car Unit-Train Facility in Nederland, Texas on a 167 Acre site including:
Build in place 18,000 Track-feet of storage, lead & loop-track
Sitework completed for an additional 10,000 track-feet of loop-track
Large detention with associated pipe & ditch collector-system
Subcontracted 5,665 LF of sound-wall & 3 miles of new chain link/barbed wire fence system including remote access for both rail and trucks
EPC – Record breaking 6-month duration including design with Zero- Incidents
Union Pacific - Angleton
475 Acre UP Railroad
Boxcar Cleaning Facility
Performed turnkey construction of a 475 acres facility in Spofford, Texas including:
Site clearing and grubbing
Excavated and embanked 2,000,000 CY of earth materials including 4 large detention ponds
On-sites included fresh-water system, raw sewage and industrial waste water treatment plants, complete electrical system and yard-air building with field-line system.
Build-in-construction 2 miles of chip seal entrance road
Build-in-construction 4 miles of asphalt roads at cleaning track
Build-in-construction 4 miles of French drains along cleaning track
Constructed 2 parking lots
Constructed 1 Loading dock
Constructed 1 maintenance/storage building - 4,000 SF
Constructed 50' x 650' repair canopy w/ compressors, welding/cutting lines and electrical
Constructed 4 lay down yards
Constructed 3 office buildings - 7000 SF
Constructed gas and diesel fueling depot
Turnkey railroad system including 19 Turnouts and 58,384 TF
UP Railroad | Toyota Plant
Union Pacific Railroad lead and bridge crossing Leon Creek - San Antonio, Texas
Cleared & grubbed over 700 acres of land
Large 500 TPG bridge
Laid base and asphalt for the plant
TMMTX manufactures the Tundra full-size pickup
SGRR Medina Line
SOUTHWEST GULF RAILROAD MEDINA LINE HONDO, TX
16 MILES OF NEW RAILROAD SERVING VULCAN MATERIALS MADINA QUARRY
OVER 2.8 MM CY OF EARTHWORK CUT TO FILL
230,000 TN SUB BALLAST
500 LF OF E-80 TRACK DRAINAGE STRUCTURES
3 PS/PC BOX BEAM BRIDGES
7 AT-GRADE CROSSINGS
2 ROADWAY RELOCATIONS
ZERO OSHA RECORDABLES!
Fort Hood Railyard
Phase I, II and III
40 acre loading yard
25 acre sorting and classification yard
15 acres of parking
4.5 miles of interchange track
1 wye track
Excavated and placed to line and grade 1,000,000 cubic yards of earth material
Installed 21 miles of A-2000 Contech HDPE pipe that tied into a CMP collection system
Imported and placed over 225,000 tons of base material
Imported and placed 100,000 tons of special sub-ballast
W. T. Byler company was the Heavy / Civil sub-contractor on this project. Facility was the largest military railhead ever constructed in the United States.
The Fort Worth District - US Army Corps of Engineers named this facility Project of the Year!