CSX Coal Pier Re-Decking & Drainage System Installation


CSX Transportation


Curtis Bay, Baltimore, MD

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Placed over 5,500 CY of concrete including over 1000 cast in place concrete rail ties on 900’x110’ coal loading pier
  • Installed 700 LF cast in place drainage trench
  • Installed new graded concrete deck on the pier to provide positive drainage to new trench
  • Installed 10” directionally bored force main and pump system to move drainage trench water to upland storage pond
  • Removed and replaced coal loading conveyor system & crane rails, and supplied new water and electric service to the pier
  • Project required heavy multi-crane lifts to move coal loading truss on/off pier during construction
  • CMC sequenced work to allow CSX operate coal loading operations on the project continuously throughout construction

Awards Received

  • ACI Maryland – Excellence in Concrete Award