Our commitment to total customer service before the project, in the field and after the project, is unsurpassed in the railroad grade crossing industry. With over 50 years of experience in the railroad and precast concrete industry, Century Group Inc. developed and continually improved upon our designs for all our railroad crossing products such as the lagtype crossing, hi-rail access crossing and pedestrian rail crossings. In addition, Century Group has perfected the processes of designing and building custom rail crossings for turn-out crossings and all types of customized railroad crossing applications.
Century Group has all the support services required for the most advanced railroad grade crossing projects. Some of the services Century Group offers are:
- Onsite pre-construction analysis of your railroad grade crossing project.
- Providing project cost estimates.
- Coordination of delivery schedules with clients.
- Assist in the engineering, design, and submittal of project drawings for approval by funding agencies.
- Partnering in product research and development.
- Assist the client in procuring funding from the private sector or local, state and federal agencies.
- Assist clients in value engineering.
- Provide experienced onsite field technicians to assist with grade crossing installations.
- Follow up service after the installation.
Over the years, the Century Group has continued to offer the broadest array of services available. We consistently listen and change to meet our clients evolving needs. Whether it is string lining a curve in the field, measuring for custom panels in a turnout or designing a special surface for a light rail transit project, Century Group possesses the expertise to help its clients design and execute a project to meet their goals. It is our breadth of knowledge and depth of experience that brings clients back whenever they need “concrete answers to their grade crossing problems.
“The heart of our quality commitment to our clients is the never-ending pursuit of perfection. With this commitment, Century Group has maintained its position as the world’s largest manufacturer of concrete railroad grade crossings.”
Being involved in the railroad construction and precast concrete industry for over five decades, Century Group possesses a wealth of railroad and construction knowledge from which to draw when designing, developing and producing concrete grade crossings. It is from this reservoir of knowledge that Century Group makes sure that all grade crossings manufactured meet railroad industry standards. All Century railroad grade crossings meet or exceed standards of the (AREA) American Railway Engineering Association and (AREMA) American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association.
The Century Quality Assurance program begins with its most important asset, its highly skilled and qualified staff. Being involved in the precast concrete industry for over 50 years, gives Century Group an immense pool of talent from which to draw when it comes to manufacturing precast concrete products.
The Century Quality Assurance program involves each and every employee in the company. Management recognizes that every person must be totally committed to quality in order to achieve perfection. Whether it’s the batch plant operator, welder, truck driver or clerical person, all have a very important role in Century’s Quality Assurance program and the success of the company. Century Group has on staff American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certified Concrete Field Testing Technicians. Staff members regularly attend continuing education seminars and training sponsored by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and other industry organizations. Our manufacturing facilities are certified by the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA). The Century Quality Assurance program also follows those applicable guidelines set forth by the American Society For Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (ASSHTO). Century Group also retains a staff of civil and structural engineers who constantly evaluate the Century Quality Assurance program.
Century Group Inc. is AAR M-1003 certified by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) for high quality production of Century Precast Concrete Railroad Grade Crossing Panels.