Eads Bridge Rehabilitation Complete

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Kelly-Hill Company recently took part in the renovation project for the historic Eads Bridge in St. Louis.  Working with the project’s general contractor St. Louis Bridge Construction Co., our team re-decked Mains 1 and 2, for a total of 3,000 feet across the bridge. A ceremony was held for the completion of this four-year project,… Read more »

Wylie Intermodal Facility Construction

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Kelly-Hill Company recently completed construction at Kansas City Southern’s new intermodal facility at Wylie, Texas. The construction on this project included more than 13,000 track feet across strip tracks, leads and mechanical track, as well as three new turnouts. With a tight project schedule, we beat each of the three schedule milestones by at least… Read more »

Kelly-Hill Company Project Wins Award

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This month, the Kansas City Industrial Council (KCIC) awarded the KCT Railway team a Brick-by-Brick award at their annual reception, this year held at Boulevard Brewery. The awards recognize contributions to improving the economy in Kansas City’s industrial areas using the following considerations: capital improvement, job creation, improved infrastructure, or relocation or expansion. The improved… Read more »

Track Work Completed in Odessa, Texas

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Kelly-Hill Company just completed the balance of the track construction for a UPRR transload facility in Odessa, Texas. We have been working on this project over the past nine months. The final project encompassed more than 30,000 track feet of new construction on both wood and steel ties, along with the construction and installation of 12… Read more »

Kelly-Hill Company Work: Eads Bridge

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This month, Kelly-Hill Company was in St. Louis working for the St. Louis Bridge Company on the historic Eads Bridge. Owned by St. Louis Metro, this 140-year-old bridge carries four highway lanes and two transit track connecting travelers from Missouri to Illinois. The 6,442-foot arch bridge was the first bridge built exclusively using cantilever support… Read more »

Tied up: Kelly-Hill Steams Ahead With Railroad Building, Maintenance

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From the Kansas City Business Journal, James Dornbrook The boom in ethanol and biodiesel plant construction is helping Kansas City-based Kelly-Hill Co. make tracks — literally. “We’ve got about a $9 million backlog of projects right now,” Kelly-Hill majority owner Alice Houser said. “Ethanol plant construction is getting bigger and bigger, and I think it… Read more »