Herzog was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor. Our headquarters has since remained in St. Joseph, Missouri. Herzog is a top asphalt producer for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas, employing more than 350 local employees. We are recognized as an industry leader with more than 47 years of experience performing premier railroad construction, transit operation and maintenance services, as well as right of way maintenance services and ultrasonic rail testing. Herzog broadened our field of services to include landfill construction and operations on a national scale as well as constructing airport runways.
We also provide signaling, communications and Positive Train Control systems that include back office, hosting, and GIS solutions. Our experience, coupled with a highly qualified team of leading industry professionals, allows us to offer alternative procurement options for our clients and solve complex projects in challenging operating environments. We deliver proven railroad services for all Class I and short line railroads along with commuter rail, light rail transit, and streetcar agencies across North America.