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Quantico Siding

Location: Quantico, VA


Project Description

  • The retaining wall and embankments were built while keeping the existing mainlines active and minimizing the impact to rail business conducted by CSX and Virginia Railway Express
  • The purpose of the work was to make room for a future track installation
  • Approximately 560 feet of sheet piling was driven to help retain the embankment for future track construction
  • Concrete walls were poured where existing culverts passed underneath the railroad tracks
  • Two wing walls were constructed around a ten-foot diameter culvert to help keep the waterway clean of debris and runoff
  • Concrete forming design for walls and pile caps were designed in house by Kwest Group
  • 4,000 tons of dense graded aggregate were placed on the embankment as a roadbed for the proposed track
  • The project involved 1 acre of restoration of track side slopes to help stabilize the embankment