RITD is a dedicated, experienced, and professional team focused on providing innovative railroad design to drive custom logistics solutions. We consist of railroad consultants, civil engineers, designers, CADD technicians, and administrative personnel intent on simplifying the railroad development process with quality, responsiveness, and integrity. We have over 135 years of combined experience in all phases of railroad project design, engineering, construction, inspection and development.

Our company is divided into 3 service groups: Track Services, Engineering Services and Field Services. Additionally, we work closely with our sister company, R.A. Schaeffer Co., Inc. to provide innovative, cost-saving material solutions.

Track Services

Track Services

  • Site Feasibility, Evaluation and Selection
  • Master Site Planning - Multi-Phased Construction Programming
  • Track Alignment Design
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Rail-Service Design
    • Class I Railroad Operations Coordination
    • On-Site Operating & Interchange Plans
    • Construction Sequencing & Scheduling
  • Class I Railroad Liaison
Engineering Services

Engineering Services

  • Civil Engineering
    • Commercial and Industrial Site Development: Specific to Client Operational Needs
    • New Facilities and Existing Plant Expansion Layout, and Design
    • Stormwater Management, Collection, Detention, and outfall Design
    • Stormwater Quality Program, Management, and Design
    • Full-Service Utilities Design: Fire & Domestic Water, Sanitary Sewer System
    • State, County, City Roadway, Intersection, Widening, and Extension Design
    • Intermodal Paving Layout and Design
  • Materials Specifications & Procurement
  • Engineering Management
  • Project Management
Field Services

Field Services

  • Track Inspection
    • FRA-Compliance Track Inspections
    • Condition Surveys
    • Preventative Maintenance Track Inspections
    • New Construction to In-Service Inspections
    • Roadway Worker Safety & On-Track Safety Inspections
    • Bridge Worker Safety Inspections


RITD officers and directors have the experience in constructing and maintaining some of the largest railroad assets on the US Gulf Coast. RITD utilizes the track construction and maintenance experience of our entire staff to evaluate project-specific track material requirements and value-engineering opportunities. RITD works closely with our sister-company, R. A. Schaeffer Co., Inc., to develop track material specifications that meet project needs while benefiting from existing market conditions. This provides our clients with the confidence of knowing that their project will be designed and engineered using accepted industry practices and standards to yield both a least-reasonable construction cost and a least-reasonable maintenance and operating cost over the life of the asset.

Contact Us


35505 Cooper Road
Brookshire, TX 77423
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Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday - Sunday