MTA LIRR Buckram Road Bridge Replacement

Locust Valley, NY

AI provided resident engineering and inspection services, oversight, and inspection of the contractor’s daily work and verified conformance with contract drawings, specifications, and relevant contract documents on this LIRR project. It included the replacement of an existing bridge, improvement of drainage at the track level, and the extension of the existing pocket track. Work also included raising tracks, earthwork, retaining walls, and drainage improvements.

AI staff directly reported to the LIRR Project Manager and acted as the on-site representative with respect to enforcing the daily coordination, quality of work, inspection, testing requirements, LIRR design guidelines, construction requirements, current industry practices, and federal regulations.

Buckram Road Bridge is a three-span steel structure carrying LIRR track over a busy local road. The bridge was replaced with a new single-span steel structure.

The project included significant earthwork, dewatering, slope stabilization, drainage, concrete-encased electrical ductbanks, concrete spread footings, installation of steel sections, reconstructed pavement, signage, and landscaping.


  • Duration: 2017 - 2019
  • Project Scope:
    • RR coordination
    • Active rail line
    • Utilities relocation
    • Bridge construction
    • Retaining walls
    • Earthwork