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Transloading Services

RiverLift has two locations located in the Port of Pittsburgh that have direct access to a state highway and three nearby interstate highways.

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Our Elizabeth Intermodal Terminal handles the material handling and storage services, while our Glass House Road Rail Terminal is Western Pennsylvania’s newest rail to truck transfer and storage facility. Facilities & Material Handling Equipment:

  • 23 acres asphalt paved outside storage
  • 75,000 square feet inside storage
  • Direct switch to Norfolk Southern rail line, car switching 5 times per week
  • 1,900 feet of rail car siding with covered hopper car unloading pit (NS siding number R-24)
  • 600 feet of dock wall
  • Three river docks for simultaneous loading/unloading
  • Dedicated switch boat with a full-time captain
  • Two extra-large barge unloading excavators, 6-cy buckets, 300 tons per hour each
  • 3 – 35 ton articulated, heavy haul dump trucks
  • Wide variety of front-end loaders, forklifts, and material handlers
  • Hooks, magnets, grapples, and spreader bars
  • Two certified truck scales
  • Year-round operation

We Offer Flexible, Cost Saving Transfer and Storage Solutions

  • Direct Transfer — Barge/Truck
  • Direct Transfer — Rail/Truck
  • Temporary Storage (3 To 20 Days)
  • Long-Term Storage (20 Days Or More)

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