Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Alliant Energy Transportation (AET), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation. Our companies have provided freight services since 1904, when the famous CRANDIC Railway Company began operating between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. AET also owns a successful transload terminal in East Dubuque, Ill. IEI Barge Services offers a complete line of bulk-material handling and storage services. Our history is rich in customer service, economic development and community support. We’re excited to offer expanded transportation and logistics solutions to grow your businesses.
Serving the largest shippers in eastern Iowa for more than 110 years, the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company [CRANDIC] has a long-standing reputation as an efficient, safe transportation service provider.
CRANDIC began freight and passenger train service on August 13, 1904. The company discontinued passenger operations in 1953, focusing attention on its short line freight business.
Today, the award-winning CRANDIC provides freight solutions to more than 25 eastern Iowa companies along its 60-mile route through Linn, Benton, Iowa and Johnson counties.
For more information or pricing inquiries, please contact Jeff Woods at (319) 786-3698 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IEI Barge Services serves a strong and growing industrial base along the Mississippi River. IEI Barge Services specializes in the unloading, storing and loading of dry bulk commodities to and from barge, rail and truck.
Clients can custom-tailor a materials-handling package to meet their individual specifications. We provide the facilities and expertise our clients need with the flexibility to handle distribution challenges.
IEI Barge Services does not provide barge movement or freight services. For all other general information or pricing inquiries, please contact Jeff Woods at (319) 786-3698 or by email at email@example.com.
Location and facility
Our facility in East Dubuque, Ill., has 120 acres of property surrounding a 20-acre protected harbor. We offer 150,000 square feet of inside storage, as well as room to develop facilities to handle your specific needs. IEI Barge Services is located on U.S. Highway 20 at mile 574.5 on the upper Mississippi River. We also have convenient rail access to Chicago and Omaha via the Canadian National Railway.
18525 Hwy 20 West
East Dubuque, IL 61025
Phone: (815) 747-3161
IEI Barge is equipped with rail car and barge loading/unloading equipment to handle the toughest jobs:
- Bottom-dump unit train unloading system transfers product direct to barge or ground storage at a rate of more than 1,000 net tons per hour
- Two barge unloading docks provide easy access to 150,000 square feet of inside storage or – via portable conveying equipment – many acres of outside storage
- Four front-end loaders
- Heavy-lift capability for barge loading and unloading
- Contract trucking services
- Truck scale with 70-foot, 100-ton capacity to ensure proper loading of trucks
Products and services
The IEI Barge terminal handles a wide variety of products throughout the tri-state area with a virtually limitless capacity due to our room to grow.
Bulk products put through our terminal include:
- Dry bulk fertilizer
- Steel products
- Cotton seed
- Pig iron
- Animal feed products
IEI Barge Services can custom-tailor a service package to meet your needs and we strive to preserve long-term relationships with our customers.
Built and operated by Alliant Energy Transportation, WBT is located at the intersection of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 20. This truck-friendly site offers convenient access for just-in-time delivery to end users.
The facility is located on the Canadian National Railroad and can accommodate 6,300-foot unit trains. Product can be transferred via bottom-dump system up to 1,300 tons per hour from railcar to ground storage.
The area is available for immediate outdoor storage or development to handle your specific requirements.
For general information or pricing inquiries, please contact Jeff Woods at (319) 786-3698 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.