At American Rail Engineers (ARE), we are an industry leading provider of bridge management and safety services to private railroads and public transportation authorities. With decades of combined experience in rail engineering, bridge engineering, bridge inspections, load ratings and reports that meet FRA requirements, our team will always ensure your project meets the highest quality standards.
ARE works independent from, or alongside construction companies, therefore we can assist railroads in obtaining the most competitive contractor pricing. Our thorough and objective approach means clients get the best service possible.>
ARE prides itself on professionalism and follow through. We will always supply you with the most thorough rail bridge inspections, reports and load ratings to meet all FRA requirements.>
We use customized inspection forms that are linked to ARE’s database and bridge rating programs to derive ratings using Cooper E Series live load per AREMA. These ratings are compared with client’s equipment (Cooper equivalents) to determine safe loadings.>
Currently serving as the Railroad Bridge Engineer for several major railroad companies across the nation, we inspect and prepare load capacity ratings for over 2500 bridges annually. With: Currently serving as the rail and bridge engineer for several short-line railroads, we inspect and prepare load capacity ratings for over 2500 bridges annually.
Our most recent projects include services for Watco Companies, who own and operate 30 railroads in 24 states; Progressive Rail in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Missouri; Lake State Railway in Michigan; Northwestern Pacific Railroad in California; and Iowa Interstate Railroad.>
While our staff all have overall bridge management experience, our area of specific expertise is with short-line railroads that include:
Chief Executive Officer
Project Management/Quality Control
Senior Railroad Engineer
Chief Product Officer/Lead Bridge Inspector
Bridge Engineer/Lead Bridge Inspector
Sr. Bridge Engineer/Lead Bridge Inspector
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Would you like to work in a positive environment surrounded by active minds dedicated to the safety of society? Email us your resume and we'll be in touch!
33802 Avenida Pescador San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675