Tower 55 Project

A $21.5 million dollar project for Jay-Reese ($93.7 million dollar project overall) that is located near Ft. Worth, Texas. Tower 55 is one of the busiest and most congested railroad intersections in the United States. Jay-Reese is contributing to relieving this congestion that will positively affect community livability and nationwide economic development while reducing public costs.

Jay-Reese projects include:

  • Installing additional trackage north, south and through Tower 55 on BNSF and UP
  • Improving track alignment and switches to promote faster movement
  • Enhancing signals/interlocker with Positive Train Control (PTC) compatibility
  • New and structurally improved bridges and drainage structure
  • City arterial street/intersection improvements and grade-crossing closures
  • Tower 55 Project
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • 06/18/2013
  • 10/07/2014
  • Union Pacific Railroad