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Wiser Rail Engineering

"Innovative Solutions to Complex Projects"

Since 1997, Wiser Rail Engineering has delivered progressive solutions for all facets of port and railway engineering projects. From detailed master plans and concept development to project management, state crossing permits and rail operations, Wiser Rail has the technical expertise and years of experience required to effectively solve complex port and rail challenges. We are hands-on every step of the way, with principal level support ensuring every detail is addressed throughout the project. Clients benefit from our comprehensive approach to railroad operations, standards, design, and layout. Areas of specialized focus include:

•Master Planning and Concept Development •Industrial Track Design and Layout
•Port and Industrial Park Planning •Road Crossing Design and ODOT Rail Permits


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Master Planning/Track and Yard Design

Development of Master Plans and Designs for Industrial and Port facilities involving rail operations, loading facilities, site operations. Involves coordination with railroads for final plan approval. Includes site layout, drainage, and environmental.

Plans, Specifications, and Bid Packages

Preparation of construction bid packages including plans, specifications and permitting. Efforts typically involve preparation of concept plans through 100% bid package. Includes permitting with railroads and public agencies.

Bill of Materials / Cost Estimates

We offer the development of extensive bill of materials for owner purchase of materials as well as detailed Engineer's Opinion of Probable Construction Costs based upon historical values of previously bid projects.


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City of Sherwood, Oregon

Downtown Rail Crossing

City of Lake Oswego, Oregon

Boones Ferry Road Crossing

Portland & Western Railroad

Chemawa Road Crossing, Keizer

BNSF Keizer Trestle

Keizer Bridge Rebuild