Intermodal transportation is integral in moving freight in an efficient, cost effective and environmentally friendly way. Utilizing multiple modes of transportation, Railroads operate and drive the movement of freight through a vast and strategic network of yards throughout the United States.
As a long and trusted provider to the industry, TKDA has assisted and partnered with the Class I Railroads, ranging from Saint Paul, Minnesota to the west coast, to keep their ever-increasing intermodal freight operations performing to the highest levels.
TKDA’s intermodal team has experts across all disciplines of Engineering and Architecture that assist with a diverse set of yard operation improvements. From turning a rarely used or underutilized yard into an active intermodal facility to relieving yard congestion or designing innovative solutions for accommodating longer trains, TKDAs team is experienced and positioned to partner with you on any type and scale of intermodal yard project.
Below is an overview of the services and work our team provides intermodal yards and facilities:
- Site Layout
- Site Master Layout
- Storm Sewer and Utilities
- Permitting Agency Coordination
- Track Layout and Design
- Traffic: Yard Traffic Analysis
- Roadways: Access Roadways
- Vehicular Staging and Parking Layouts
- Trailer Parking
- Heavy Load Paving (Crane Runways and Pads, Container Pads, and Markings)
- Compressor Stations
- Fueling Stations
- Underground Tanks
- Electrical (Power Distribution, High Mast Lighting, and Security)
- Construction Management
- Cost Estimating