Construction Timeline

Construction of the M-I began in June 2019. This timeline page is updated as milestones are completed.

Current operational areas…

  • Thomure yard and turntable
  • Middle Yard
  • Ferry lead to interlock crossing
  • Mainline from Middle Yard to interlock crossing

Major construction milestones…

  • June 2019 Construction begins on peninsula benchwork
  • August 2019 Turntable installed
  • December 2019 Thomure and Middle Yard track work begun
  • January 2020 NCE DCC installed
  • April – December 2020 Layout construction slowed due to house renovation
  • November 2020 Mosher benchwork hung
  • January 2021 Thomure and Middle Yard track work revised and completed
  • March 2021 Mainline track work to interlock crossing completed
  • April 2021 Main Street overpass completed
  • September 2021 Ferry boat hull completed
  • October 2021 Telephones installed and Mississippi River benchwork completed; incline construction begun

Upcoming projects and milestones…

  • Mosher track work
  • Installation of interlock semaphores