Van Buren, Arkansas

Initial Mobilization / Completion Date

6/12/2023 - 3/1/2024

Contract Amount:



Arkansas Missouri Railroad

Job Number:


General Contractor

OCCI, Inc.
Subcontractor: Koontz Electric Co., Inc.
PM: James Gammill

The scope of work consists of repair, rehabilitation, and improvements to the bridge lift span’s mechanical and electrical systems. Includes replacement and upgrades of the bridge’s electrical infrastructure including the electrical utility service, bridge power and aerial cables, and electrical distribution equipment consisting of new mini power centers, panelboards, MCC, and disconnect switches. Replacement of the main motor drive system with a new braking resistor and VFD. Installation of a new alarm and intrusion detection system for the main machinery room. Replacement of the existing boat detection system. Installation of a CCTV camera system to monitor river and rail traffic. Assist with the installation of a PLC control system and integrate the new monitoring and electrical systems into the control system. Replace the navigation lighting and maintenance lighting with new LED fixtures. Installation of a new lightning suppression system.