Project Highlight: American Silica

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Kelly-Hill recently completed third new loop track at the American Silica facility in Black Rock, Arkansas. 8,600 feet of track, including six No. 11 turnouts were installed. Last year we constructed 13,854 track foot for a double loop track and two crossovers with two BNSF main line turnouts at this facility. There was a total… Read more »

Client Testimonial: Golden Triangle Energy

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  Kelly-Hill Company recently performed inspection and maintenance services for Golden Triangle Energy after a partial derail incident. Charlie Martin of Golden Triangle Energy was kind enough to provide client testimonial of our services.   “After a recent snow/ice storm at GTE we had a loaded car partially derail during a tank car move across… Read more »

Project Highlight: Black Rock, AR

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Back in January, Kelly-Hill Company completed construction of a 13,854 track foot loop track for the American Silica production facility in Black Rock, Arkansas. We have started construction on the facility’s second loop track. We will be constructing approximately 8,600 track feet with six No. 11 turnouts, relocating one existing turnout and 400 track feet… Read more »

Project Highlight: Midwest Farmers Coop

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Kelly-Hill Company attended an open house for the rail shuttle facility at Midwest Farmers Coop’s facility in Syracuse, NE last week. The facility is highly automated (one of only two in Nebraska) and is able to load rail cars at 60,000 to 80,000 bushels of corn per hour. Kelly-Hill Company constructed the 11,550 feet of… Read more »

Project Highlight: Farmers Cooperative

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On June 13, 2017, the Farmers Cooperative dedicated the new Frankfort, KS Shuttle Facility. Kelly-Hill Company constructed 11,300 track feet of rail with four No. 11 switches at this facility, which is served by Union Pacific Railroad. Congratulations to the members of the Farmers Cooperative who have more access to rail in the Frankfort, KS… Read more »

Project Highlight: Port of Kansas City

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Kelly-Hill Company constructed 2,200 track feet of rail with one switch and one derail at the Port of Kansas City – Woodswether Terminal. This new transload facility serves Union Pacific Railroad and local businesses wanting to take advantage of shipping by rail. Port of Kansas City held a ribbon cutting on June 9, 2017 to… Read more »

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It’s always great when the weather is wonderful on the railroad. Kelly-Hill Company was hard at work today wrapping up 4,400 track foot rip out and replacement.  

Project Highlight: Kansas City Zoo

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Kelly-Hill Company completed some rehabilitation work on the Kansas City Zoo train tracks, which carries patrons on a train throughout the Zoo property. The project included removing and replacing approximately 330 linear feet of 20# curve rail on the high side of the track. We manually lined and leveled the tracks in this area and… Read more »

Project Highlight: American Silica

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Kelly-Hill Company recently completed construction of a 13,854 TF loop track for the American Silica production facility in Black Rock, AR. The project also included construction of nine No. 11 turnouts. We enjoyed working with American Silica on this project; here’s what they had to say: “Kelly-Hill recently completed the track construction (approximately 13,000′) for… Read more »

Kelly-Hill Company Wins Silver Level Safe Contractor of the Year Award

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We were notified that we received the Silver Level Safe Contractor of the Year 2016 by the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association and Railway Track & Structures.   It’s an honor that recognizes Contractor members of NRC with strong workplace safety programs. Kelly-Hill Company continually keeps safety at the forefront of its business. Safety is… Read more »