1 MARCH 2000
RAILROAD TRACK REHABILITATION REPORT FOR FORT EXAMPLE
Examination of the railroad network at Fort Example showed the following major deficiencies:
1) Inadequate lateral and longitudinal track stability.
2) Deteriorated track through road crossings.
3) Turnout defects.
4) Washouts under track.
5) Defective and/or skewed ties in certain areas.
6) Loose or missing track fastenings.
7) Thick vegetation growing in some portions of track.
The work plan was divided into 2 phases, with a total project cost of approximately 0,000.
Phase 1 (to be accomplished first) covers the rehabilitation of the primary route and sidings extending
from the connection with the commercial carrier to the end of the East Line. This work is estimated to
cost approximately 0,000.
Phase 2 covers rehabilitation of most of the remainder of the track network: the south half of the Main
Line, the West Line, and the North Line. This work is estimated to cost approximately 0,000.