Holliston, Ma-based Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. has recently completed the electrical installation work at the New Haven Rail Yard (NHRY) Diesel Storage Yard, New Haven, Conn., and continues to work at the NHRY facilities improvements project.
The newly-constructed Diesel Storage Yard required the Griffin Electric team to install new yard lighting systems to illuminate three new non-electrified tracks and four new turnouts.
Scheduled for completion in August 2012, Griffin Electric’s role in the Rail Yard Facilities Improvements project includes providing all electrical services for the new component change-out shop, as well as, relocating existing underground 15KV electrical services to enable construction for the new facility.
The NHRY Facilities Improvement Program has been developed as multiple projects for new construction and upgrades to current structures, in order to accommodate and support existing and future rail cars. When completed, the updated facility will offer expanded storage, dispatch, inspection, maintenance, and cleaning space for the NHRY’s ever-increasing fleet, on over 70 acres of land.
Providing the construction services management for both projects is O & G Industries, Inc., Torrington, Conn., while PB Americans, Inc., Glastonbury, Conn., offered the architectural services for the Diesel Storage Yard project, in addition to electrical engineering services for both projects, and DHK Architects, Boston, served as the architect for the NHRY facilities improvements.
“Working on two consecutive, high-profile projects for this client gives our team the confidence that we’re able to maintain our relationships in the construction industry, even in these tough economic times”, relays Wayne J. Griffin, president of Griffin Electric. “Our diverse experience throughout the industry also helps us to obtain projects on a continual-basis.”