Table of Contents
“120 Tons of Steel Suspended over the Construction Site” – Emergency Pier Replacement for Norfolk Southern Bridge M-275.70 over Randall Creek in Columbus, GA
3D Mobile LiDAR Surveying in Amtrak’s New York Penn Station
Adding Advance Crossing Activations to Cab Signaling Territory
AFTeR: Attack-Fault and Reliability Modeling of Moveable Railroad Bridge Systems
Alaska Railroad - Bridge 370.7 Pier #3 Replacement
Articulated Double-Stack Car Effects on Bridges
Australia’s Inland Rail …Transforming the National Supply Chain (PowerPoint only)
Avalanche Detection (PowerPoint only)
B&P Tunnel Baltimore, Maryland: Creating A Higher-Speed Alignment Through Historically Sensitive Baltimore
BIM Modelling of Rail Infrastructure
BNSF Railway Bridge 380.12 over I-235 – Planning & Construction Challenges In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
BNSF Railway Bridge 69.0 & 71.3 Replacement – In-line to Off-line Design & Construction Challenges – Quenemo, KS
California High-Speed Rail – Construction Package 4: An analysis of the technical design challenges, design evolution and collaborative solutions developed for the next phase of High-Speed Rail construction that is underway
Canadian National Railway & EVRAZ Laboratory Evaluation of Gage Face Lubricants Using Disc-on-Disc Testing
Complex Bridge Inspection with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Consideration of Alternative Transportation of a Railroad Corridor Asset: A Team Effort
Construction Efficiency through a Railroad Bridge Project
Corrosion Control/Stray Current Mitigation in Various Track Structures
Ctrail Hartford Line: Rail Passenger Revival in New Englad
Data Driven Predictive Analytics for Bridge Asset Management
Deep Learning for Railroad Inspection – Phase 2
Development of Optics-Based Mobile Instrument for Evaluating Top of Rail Lubricity Trends on In-Service Track
Effects of Track Geometry and Track Components on Rail Performance
Emergency and Non-Emergency Railroad Safe Earth Retaining Walls with Pressed-In Sheet Piles
Enhancing Flood Resiliency of the NYC Subway System
Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA), Bethlehem Steel Rail Improvements Phase II Project: Overcoming Challenges Associated with the Localized HDPE Lining of a 54 Inch Diameter Pressurized Waterline for Cooper E80 Loading
Facial Recognition for Ties: Development of A Deep Neural Network to Facilitate Tie Lifecycle Study
Fast-Tracked Pavement Maintenance Using Concrete Rubblization
Fatigue Screening of Railway Deck Girder Bridges
Field Experience and Academic Inquiry to Understand Mechanisms of Spike and Screw Failures in Railroad Fastening Systems
Field Loading and Tie Support Conditions Influencing Track Substructure – Modeling Ballast Behavior and Statistical Perspective
FRA Implementation of National Rail Temperature Predictions (PowerPoint only)
Genesee And Wyoming: Upgrades to Bridge Management Practices
Immersive Learning Using Virtual Reality Systems for Railway Education
Implementation of BNSF Railway’s Geometry Car-Based Ground Penetrating Radar Program
Industry Research and Development to Improve Turnout Performance
The Influence of Rail Copper Content on Thermite and Electric Flash Butt Weld Properties
An Innovative Prestressing System for Concrete Crossties using Shape Memory Alloys
Integrated Rail Asset Management by Rail Milling
Investigation of the Performance of Direct Fixation Fastening Systems (DFFS) on Heavy Rail Transit Infrastructure (PowerPoint only)
Kaikoura Earthquake and Resilience on the Main North Line
Leveraging IoT Technology to Optimize Friction Management in Heavy Haul Track
LIRC Bridge Replacement over Flatrock River
Long Life Coatings for Steel Bridges
Louisville and Indiana Railroad Track Upgrade Program
Mission Critical Wayside Signaling and Monitoring – Using Private Wireless Communications Networks to Increase Security and Reliability
The Mobile Mud Spring vs. The Union Pacific Railroad
NJ Transit Bridge Replacement Using Accelerated Bridge Construction with Self-Propelled Modular Transporters
NSR over I-240 in Memphis, TN – A Case Study in CM/GC, Accelerated Bridge Construction and Seismic Design
Pedestrian Tunnel Installation under CN Mainlines in 44 hours - Collaboration between CN and Metrolinx
Prevention of End-of-Track Collisions in Passenger Terminals via Positive Train Control: A Benefit-Cost Analysis
Protecting Railway Workers with an Electronic Overlay – a Demonstration
Prototype Rail Crossing Violation Warning (RCVW) – Advancing the Use of Connected Vehicle Technologies to Prevent Crashes at Rail Grade Crossings by Warning Vehicle Drivers of Predicted Violations
Proximity Warning System (PWS) (PowerPoint only)
Quantification and Evaluation of Rail Flaw Inspection Practices and Technologies
RailJET®: Soft Subgrade and Embankment Stabilization, Introduction of New Hi-Rail Technology for Subgrade Maintenance
Railroad bridge transverse displacement measurement using a Laser Doppler Vibrometer (LDV) mounted on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
Railroad Trespassing Risk Management: A Literature Review
Rapid Replacement CSX Steel Through-Girder Bridge at Alexandria, Virginia
Remediation of Ballast Pockets in a Railway Embankment
Remediation of Progressive Slope Failure
Remediation of Untestable Rail Locations Due to Surface Conditions
Remote Condition Monitoring of Signal Assets at CSX
Remote Monitoring and Replacement of Norfolk Southern Bridge CF-35.40 over Cotton Run, Seven Mile, OH
A Risk Assessment Framework for Grade Crossing Accidents and Derailments in the United States: A Case Study of California Rail Network (2008-2017)
Rock Fall Hazard Management on the Canadian Pacific Railway
The San Elijo Lagoon Double Track and Bridge Replacement Project
Signal Modernization at Stockholm Metro
Silicon Valley – Berryessa Extension Passenger Rail Implementation in Freight Rail Corridor
Simulation-based Analysis for Traffic Disruptions Caused by DoS Attacks to Railroad Cyber-Physical Systems
Slope Stabilization and Enhancements North Carolina Railroad Company Norfolk Southern Railway Company Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
Sound Transit Expansion and Challenges for Systems Integration
Spanning The “Grand Canyon of The East:” Foundation Design for the Genesee Arch Bridge Project
State of Good Repair for Railroad Electrical Distribution Infrastructure (and Other Railroad Assets)
Track Circuit Augmentation Using Axle Counters: Best Practices
Travis Spur Rail Bridge Replacement ABC Techniques in a Design Build Project
UAVs: Beyond Pretty Pictures
Understanding Options of Passenger Station Horizontal Clearances: Gauntlet Tracks, Movable Platform Edges, and Dedicated Station Sidings
Union Pacific High Speed Rail Kankakee River Bridge: MP 51.88 – MP 53.19 Wilmington, Illinois
Union Pacific Railroad Bridge 305.45 Angleton Subdivision: Construction of a New Vertical Lift Bridge with Minimal Impact to Traffic
Use of HMA in Rail Track: Inefficiencies and Redundancy of the Present System
Utilizing Surface and Subsurface Trackbed Inspection Techniques to Help Plan and Derisk Undercutting Operations on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor
Anderson, D. R.
Bakkum, B. D.
Basye, C. J.
Bocchietti III, C.
Card, J. J.
Clary, D. W.
Davis, D. D.
de O. Lima, A.
Deane, R. T.
Dersch, M. S.
Edwards, J. R.
Eschenbach, J. P.
Goepel, C. J.
Goldbach, M. G.
Hoekenga, E. J.
Hyland, J. P.
Jacobini, F. B.
Johns, K. W.
Johnson, S. C.
Klaumann, A. D.
Lloyd, J. D.
LoPresti, J. A.
Lorek, S. P.
Mascarenas, D. L.
McNeilly, M. F.
Morris, A. J.
Quiroz, L. W. C.
Rakoczy, A. M.
Ramos, M. M.
Rode, C. W.
Salinas, M. H.
Sawh, A. B.
Schmidt, T. J.
Schultz, J. T.
Smerekanicz, J. R.
Stankiewicz, E. H.
Taha, M. R.
Taylor, C. J.
Williams, M. A.
Wood, D. F.
I.Monday, September 23, 2019 – General Session
II.Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Track Session
III.Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Engineering Services Session
IV.Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Passenger and Transit Session
V.Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Structures Session
VI.Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Maintenance-of-Way Session
VII.Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Communications and Signals Session
IX.Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – General Session
X.Other Papers for Publication
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