As part of a three-year General Engineering Consulting (GEC) contract with the CSX, Benesch leads public task order projects that affect the CSXT system in MI, IL, IN, KY and OH; and capacity task order projects across their entire system that spans 23 states and Ontario, Canada.
For public projects, Benesch is in charge of the administration and monitoring of various task order projects, providing civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, environmental and geotechnical expertise. These projects include sponsored rail-highway grade crossings, grade separations, and highway and bridge projects affecting CSXT-owned and operated facilities and properties. In addition, public safety is heavily monitored by Benesch during the duration of these projects.
Capacity projects include administration and management for CSXT-funded contracts anywhere within their system. Projects entail line capacity, interlocking modernization, foreign railroad, intermodal terminals, automotive, coal, industrial and other commercial projects. Additional services include providing strategic and master planning, rail and intermodal operations planning and design, structural engineering and bridge design, geotechnical engineering, surveying, port and dock rail planning and design, structural inspection, and program and construction management.