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We provide expert insight

With more than 50 years of forensic investigative experience of existing and newly constructed bridges, RRJ offers litigation consulting services to determine cause and extent of damage related to collapses and failures, construction delay claims assistance, and expert witness testimony.


Clarity and solutions is what we provide

RRJ has been assisting Class I Railroads, government agencies, transportation authorities, contractors, and bridge engineers in the evaluation, investigation, load capacity rating, testing, and repair design of bridges and  related facilities and structures.

Services RRJ provides

  • Condition Assessment | Surveys
  • Strength Evaluation
  • Full-Scale Load Testing
  • Nondestructive | Material Testing
  • Instrumentation | Monitoring
  • Fatigue Evaluation | Analysis
  • Remedial Design
  • Construction Engineering | Consulting
  • Failure | Collapse Investigation
  • Delay Claim Assistance
  • Litigation Consulting | Support



Michigan Avenue Bascule Lift Bridge

Engineering evaluation, testing, and repair design services to investigate the cause of the accidental opening of the Michigan Avenue Bascule Lift Bridge southeast leaf and to restore the main bearing girder and anchorage system.

1902 The Cortland Street Drawbridge was the first bascule bridge to open in Chicago.

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