Girder Transport for Rapid Bridge Replacement in Toronto

Overview:

Western Dimensional transported 16 bridge spans as part of a rapid bridge replacement in Toronto, ON.  

Services:

  • Design of a specialized bolster system used  for carrying single girders on two separate heavy duty railcars.

  • Rail transport of new and old spans between bridge site and staging area using mobile railcar movers.

Runner Transport in Labrador

Overview:

Western Dimensional completed delivery of an 85 tonne runner from Saint John, NB to Churchill Falls, NL.  

Services:

  • Rail transport from the Port of Saint John to Labrador in our perimeter frame railcar.

  • Design and fabrication of a custom hub allowing the runner to turned and transported in the vertical position.

  • Road transport from the nearest rail siding to site and positioning for unloading in the power bay.

Transport of 20 transformers in Manitoba

Overview:

Western Dimensional completed delivery of 20 transformers, weighing 250 tonnes each, to two job sites in Manitoba. 

Services:

  • Rail transport from the ports of Thunder Bay and Houston to job sites near in southern and northern Manitoba.

  • Installation of temporary railway tracks, crossing a highway, used to move railcars in and out of the job site.

  • Rough set to pad on site using self propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) and skidding systems.

Relocation of three C02 tanks in Southwestern Ontario

Overview:

Western Dimensional removed three CO2 tanks from an operational facility and installed them on their new foundations. 

Services:

  • Removal from existing foundation using skidding system and load-out and securing on heavy-duty railcars.

  • Lashing and rail transport to new site.

  • Installation on new foundations using a jacking system, SPMTs, and a 600 ton crane.

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