Advisories

CSX Chicago 59th Street Terminal Converting to Grounded Facility

03 July 2020

We would like to notify you of some upcoming changes related to all international containers railing to or from the CSX Chicago 59th Street Terminal.

In order to improve fluidity at the terminal, CSX will be converting the facility from wheeled to grounded effective August 1, 2020. To prepare for this change, three rubber tired gantry cranes have been added to increase speed of container handling.

While this change officially takes place August 1, 2020, there will be a transition period beginning July 18, 2020. For clarity, please see below timeline and related changes at the facility.

Date Action
Date
July 18 - August 1, 2020
Action
Containers of all sizes can still be dropped on wheels (chassis)
Date
July 18 - August 1, 2020
Action
International bare chassis no longer allowed to be dropped at the terminal
Date
July 18 - August 1, 2020
Action
Imports railing into the terminal will be grounded and require a lift when picked up
Date
August 1, 2020
Action
Containers of all sizes can no longer be dropped on wheels (chassis)
Date
August 1, 2020
Action
Drivers must arrive with a chassis when picking up import containers railing into the terminal

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