NJ Transit - New Rahway Train Station & High Level Platforms

Project Information

Project Location: 33 West Milton Avenue, Rahway, NJ
Project Contract Amount: $13,667,401
Project Executive: Mark D. Hall
Project Manager: Scott V. Hall
Superintendent: William Burke
Owner: NJ Transit Corporation - Tom Nodar - 973-491-7188
Owner's Address: One Penn Plaza East, Newark, NJ
Architect/Engineer (Design/Build Portion) Dawn Engineering
Architect/Engineer Studio 5 (previously The Ives Group) - Alan Weitzman, AIA, PP

Project Description

  • Bridge reconstruction over W. Milton Ave
  • Bridge rehabilitation over Irving Street
  • Design/Build entire Westbound High Level Platform foundations and platforms
  • Drove 128 steel H-piles 40' long, using spliced sections due to overhead catenary high voltage wiring
  • Built concrete pile caps and grade beams
  • Built new structural steel and masonry platform shelters
  • New metal roofing and glass block shelter walls
  • Constructed new reinforced concrete stairways to new high level platforms
  • All work performed on active Northeast corridor - the busiest rail line in North America
  • All personnel extensively safety trained
  • Demolition of the existing station buildings/canopies and cross tunnel
  • Construction of a new pedestrian cross tunnel
  • Construction of a new three-story steel framed brick and cast stone masonry station building
  • Reconstruction of the Eastbound high level platform
  • Two elevators and complete handicap accessibility
  • All electrical work at Station Building, platform, canopies, shelters, site lighting and communication work
  • All new station mechanical and plumbing systems
  • Site work including curbing, walkways, plaza, and asphalt paving
  • Signage installation for the entire site
  • Lead paint abatement and repainting of four railroad bridges
  • Project completed on schedule