Railroad Construction Overview

Loyally Serving Our Railroad Partners in the Southeast

Railroad bridge projects require the highest levels of performance and collaboration from everyone involved. The railroad project teams at Scott Bridge Company thrive in the high-pressure, no-margin-for-error environments involved with track replacement, recovery, and improvement projects.

Our team culture of planning and preparedness is a natural fit for the strict demands railroad work places on schedule and engineering. We work hand-in-hand with railroad companies to stay within tight windows of opportunity and fulfill our promises so that freight is delivered on time, without interference.

Railroads that Deliver

Across the Southeast and throughout the entire United States, railroads deliver the essential resources that keep society moving.

Service Details

Highlights of Our Railroad Construction and Repair Services

Scott Bridge Company provides railroad company clients with a range of rail-related services to help address their construction and repair challenges.

Railroad Rehabilitation
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Timber Replacement
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Moveable Structures
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Emergency Recovery
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Railroad Construction
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Railroad Overpass
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What Sets Our Railroad Services Apart

On-Time Delivery, Minimized Impact

Safety Planning

Our railroad partners have a zero tolerance policy for unsafe project environments, and so do we. Our safety approach starts with project-specific planning that involves our project partners, too.

Live-Rail Experience

Our railroad project teams bring decades of combined experience working in live-rail environments. As a company, we’ve developed training programs to work effectively and safely within them.

Schedule Preservation

We understand the importance of maintaining railroad schedules. As a result, we’re committed to preserve them by whatever means necessary, working within available windows of opportunity.

Total Communication

Communication is an essential part of railroad work, and we take every measure to ensure clear and transparent communication is maintained at every stage of a project for all parties involved.


Total number of ongoing railroad partnerships
Scott Bridge Company maintains successful partnerships with our leading regional and national railroad companies including CSX, Norfolk Southern, Florida East Coast Railroad (FECR), and many others.


Total number of railroad projects completed in the last 10 years by Scott Bridge Company
The experience of our railroad teams give us the ability to respond quickly to sudden and unexpected project changes, which is a key part of how we keep railroads running on schedule.

What Our Railroad Partners Are Saying

“Scott Bridge Company did excellent work on two of the movable bridges in Brightline's Phase 2 high speed intercity rail connection between West Palm Beach and Orlando, FL. Their means and methods engineering and planning was innovative and superb, and they staffed the project with can-do field personnel.”
Michael Cegelis
Development & Construction of Brightline

Our Railroad Construction Impact

The Southeast’s Trusted Railroad Partner

Scott Bridge Company’s work in railroad improvements and repairs enhances rail transportation, ensuring safe and efficient movement of goods and passengers, supporting economic growth and regional connectivity throughout the Southeast.

Railroad Market Needs

Keeping Delivery Lines Running

Railroad shipping and delivery remains one of the most important means of product and material transportation in the Southeast and throughout the United States. Scott Bridge Company is proud of the role we play in supporting the supply chain for our communities.

Vital Transportation

Railroads play a critical role in the Southeast’s transportation network, serving as a reliable and efficient mode of moving goods and passengers across the region.

Aging Infrastructure

Many railroad bridges throughout the Southeast are aging and require significant repair, maintenance, and even replacement to ensure safe and reliable rail operations.

Freight Volume

With the growing demand for freight transportation, the Southeast experiences additional strain on railroad bridges and increased need for inspections, repairs, and capacity expansions.

Extreme Weather

Railroad infrastructure must withstand the Southeast’s extreme weather events such as hurricanes and flooding to ensure continuity of rail operations and the region’s supply chain.

Why Choose Us

Examples of our Work

Featured Railroad Projects

Like all true builders, our passion shines brightest through the work we do—from our engineering methods to our operations in the field. If you’re interested to know who we are and what we’re all about, look no further than the structures we build.

Railroad Construction Careers

Rise to the Challenge of Railroad Projects

Railroad projects are a special breed of animal. Taming them requires the highest level of performance and professionalism from every member of the project team, from managers to skilled laborers.

If you’re looking to sharpen your skills and work shoulder to shoulder with some of the best in our industry, a position on a Scott Bridge Company railroad crew is a goal worthy of striving for.

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An Elite Team of Builders

“People are the best resource we have. Our field personnel are second to none, and that’s what differentiates Scott Bridge Company from our competitors—our people.”
Michael Collier
Director of Construction & Project Management
“We have excellent owners, excellent engineers, excellent superintendents, foremen, and on down the line. There are a lot of people here with a lot of experience that make Scott Bridge Company great.”
Lydia Janes
Equipment Operator

What’s In It for You

Excitement Around Every Corner

High Performance

You’ll hone your skills and knowledge to meet the strict schedule and operational requirements of some of the most demanding bridge projects in existence. The thrill of the experience is equal to none.

Team Environment

Simply put, our work cannot be done by one individual—it’s the work of hundreds of people collaborating and relying on each other to get the job done. When we work as a team, we succeed as one.

Big Achievements

Railroad projects are exciting, plain and simple. New challenges arise every day, and we’re a group that’s driven to tackle them. For us there’s nothing more exciting than seeing the end result.

Company Security

Scott Bridge Company has been around for nearly a century, and we’re not going anywhere. If you’re willing to work hard and grow, there’s a place for you here as long as you want it.

Commonly Available Railroad Construction Positions

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting your career, there’s a position at Scott Bridge Company to fit your needs and experience level. Here are a few key positions on any railroad project.

Skilled Laborer

Provide ground labor and mechanical support for project teams wherever needed to help keep operations on-track and running smoothly.

Crane Operator

Provide crane operating services for a variety of bridge, marine, railroad, and energy-related construction projects across the Southeast.

Bridge Carpenter

Construct, erect, install and repair wood structures, concrete forms per sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions to assist with bridge construction.


Responsible for welding, cutting, grinding, chipping and cleaning-up the site. Work as assigned by the Fabrication Foreman to ensure the successful completion of projects.

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