Located within the city of Houston in Harris County, this project is a vital link on the Hempstead roadway and will provide traffic an alternate route to US 290. The proposed project consists of the construction of a six-lane divided urban street facility.
Limits are Hempstead Road 0.059 mile west of West 12th Street to east of the Washington-Katy split.
This project consists of a significant amount of construction on UPRR facilities, including the replacement of three existing railroad overpasses and related track realignment.
The tables below list the specifications and provisions required by the Union Pacific Railroad in order for construction work to be performed by the TxDOT contractor inside the UPRR right of way. These documents are also referenced in the main TxDOT railroad specification contained within the project's plans, specifications and estimate (PS&E) documents.
|Engineering Track Maintenance Field Handbook|
|Continuous Welded Rail Specifications|
|Form 7913 - Instructions for Inspecting, Welding and Grinding of Rail and Track Components
|Rail Train Operating Instructions
|Ultrasonic Test of Rail Welds
|Railroad Track Construction Specifications
|Soil Import Specifications
|Fire Prevention Plan
|Form 24309 - Engineering Fire Risk Assessment
|Policy for Contractor Material Delivery on Union Pacific Property
|Special Condition Safety Management Plan
|UPRR Smoking Policy
|Guidance on Electronic Devices
|Excerpts from Rule 7411, including Rule 74.6 Back-up Moves
|Guidelines for Temporary Shoring
|General Conditions and Specifications
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