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Railroad Structures

The safe and reliable transport of goods by railroad remains a critical part of our global infrastructure—we help make it possible through cost-effective, high-quality, and proven repair methods.

We offer our railroad customers a single, trusted source for their bridge rehabilitation and inspection needs.

Specializing in all three types of bridge structures—wood, steel, and concrete—the Koppers Railroad Structures team provides guidance on bridge-specific solutions, weighing axle loads and other crucial considerations.
Railroad Structures Services
As one of the few companies that specializes in and services all three types of bridge structures, we offer an all-in-one resource for our customers' inspection, rehabilitation, and repair requirements—ensuring the job gets done right the first time, every time.
Bridge Inspection
Our detailed and highly trusted inspection process is backed by our digital database and accurate record keeping, leading the way to greater safety and reliability for essential rail traffic. Learn more.
Engineering & Design
Specializing in several engineering disciplines and utilizing our deep-seated practical knowledge of the industry, we leverage our railroad customers’ needs, budget, and safety when designing bridge repair and upgrade projects. Learn more.
Internal Treatment
We help to extend the life of timber bridge structures through detailed inspections and preservative treatments, which safely and effectively delay the need for costly bridge replacements. Learn more.
Tie Deck Replacement
With the right team, equipment, engineering skills, and project-management capabilities in place, we provide trusted bridge-deck replacement safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively—with total turnkey service. Learn more.
Timber Bridge Repair
We increase the capacity of timber railroad bridges without incurring the high cost of replacements, whether working with a large legacy structure or a smaller stretch in harder-to-reach locations. Learn more.
Steel Bridge Repair
Increased capacity for tonnage, higher speeds, and years of operation make the repair and upkeep of steel railroad bridges essential—and we're well-equipped to help these structures continue to meet the demands of today’s transportation. Learn more.
Concrete Bridge Repair
We leverage both trusted traditional and modern methods to maintain concrete bridge structures, including cast-in-place, epoxy injection, pre-cast blocks, polymer-bearing pads, pressure grouting, and more—all while minimizing track interruptions. Learn more.
New Bridge Construction
We streamline new bridge construction by offering design, permitting, material procurement, scheduling, engineering, construction, and project management services. Learn more.

Koppers Railroad Structures Careers

Interested in joining the Koppers Railroad Structures team? View our available opportunities and apply today.

Our Services
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Railroad Structures

Railroad Structures  

Cost-effective repair and replacement methods with minimal traffic interruptions.

Utility Services

Utility Services  

Full-service installation, customized inspection, and utility infrastructure maintenance.

Recovery & Reuse

Recovery & Reuse  

Our recovery experts provide environmentally friendly end-of-life management options.