1111 East Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, Illinois 60018

Joliet Bulk Barge & Rail – Tunnel and Bridge


The Joliet Bulk Barge & Rail Unloading Facility tunnel and bridge project consisted of construction of a steel arch tunnel liner plate,  Vist-A-Wall MSE (Mechanically Stabilized Earth) retaining walls, tunnel backfill, and a new steel truss concrete deck bridge.

Project Details

  • Steel Tunnel Liner Plate.
  • Vista-Wall-Wall Retaining Walls and 23,000 tons of tunnel backfill.
  • Pile supported simple span steel truss roadway bridge and Vist-A-Wall abutments and headwalls.

Project Owner: 

Joliet Bulk Barge & Rail, LLC

Construction Manager:

Ragnar Benson Construction, LLC

Project Value:

$2.0 Million