Prepared construction plan sets for two separate parts of the project: the north phase comprised removing the existing 85 lb. rail from the facility and replacing it with 136RE IQ rail while maintaining current operations. The south phase comprised the relocation of a coal lead and the design of a three track chip storage facility with a rollover dumper. In addition, the south phase involved the design of tracks to replace access to an adjacent industry - CEMEX Concrete.
The north phase involved the design of a two spur shipping facility, a single spur additives facility with 317 ft. of hazardous spill containment, a single PCC facility spur, a Chlorate spur, a Softwood Preparation spur and eight road crossings. The design required that the existing facility remain operational during the construction of the new tracks. This involved the preparation of an eight phase construction sequencing schedule. The north phase involved the use of No. 8 turnouts and 12 degree curves.