Structural Engineering

New Haven-Hartford-Springfield High Speed Rail Project Station Design

The New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program includes establishing upgraded rail service along a 62-mile rail corridor stretching from new Haven through Hartford and on to the Springfield area. The scope of this contract consists of the Design Development, Final Design, and Design Services during Construction for the High-level platforms, pedestrian overpasses, parking and other amenities at Wallingford, Meriden, Berlin and Hartford stations. For this project VN Engineers, Inc. is providing CAD drafting support services for the final design of the four stations.

New Haven-Hartford-Springfield High Speed Rail Project

The New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program includes establishing upgraded rail service along a 62-mile rail corridor stretching from new Haven through Hartford and on to the Springfield area. The scope of this contract includes final design services, and design services during construction, for new and rehabilitated bridge structures; new and rehabilitated culverts; and new and rehabilitated track support structures associated with planned improvements along the corridor. For this project VN Engineers, Inc. provided structural drafting for culverts, bridges and a retaining wall.

New Haven Rail Yard Facilities Improvements, New Haven, CT

Preliminary and Final illumination design for the New Haven Rail Yard Facilities Improvements, New Haven, CT.   The work includes thousands of feet of new track for storage and to move trains on and over the mainline and into the maintenance yard. A total of eight new buildings will be constructed and three buildings altered. An entire new roadway system, access and security systems are to be installed. VN Engineers conducted the lighting design infrastructure with the new track and roadway system.  Designed the spacing for the 100’ high mast light poles utilizing Visual Professional Edition (Version 2.06) lighting software and design in accordance with American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) standards.  Prepared electrical design computations including the sizing of the cabinet and voltage drop calculations in accordance with The Illuminating Engineering Society of America (IENSA) lighting handbook and The National Electrical Code (NEC) Handbook design criteria.  Designed foundations for 100’ tall high mast light poles.  Prepared detailed quantity & proposal estimates and special provisions.