Performance, reliability and flexibility. Guaranteed.

While what we do in the field is reasonably straight forward, EMI's project delivery is far from the norm. EMI's staff brings well over 300 years of combined field experience to the heavy and highway construction industry.

EMI Guide Rail, LLC is a specialty highway contractor providing bridge railing, guide railing and highway sign installation throughout New York State and Vermont. Our projects, either as a subcontractor, or prime contractor, include state and county highways as well as commercial, institutional, corporate, retail facilities and airports.


Mohawk-Hudson Bike Path Bridge
Mohawk-Hudson Bike Path Bridge

Bridge rail and guide rail

  • Corrugated
  • Thrie beam
  • Cable
  • Box beam
  • End treatments
  • Bridge rail
  • Ornamental and decorative fence
NYS Thruway, Exit 23-24 Interchange
NYS Thruway, Exit 23-24 Interchange

Highway signs and structures

  • Highway signs
  • Overhead sign structures
  • Logo signs
  • Commercial and industrial signs
  • Architectural signs
Rt. 67 over I-87 Exit 12 bridge and roundabouts
Rt. 67 over I-87 Exit 12 bridge and roundabouts

Clean, grading and shaping existing roadside sections

  • Embankment
  • Shoulder back-up
  • Sub-base courses

DOT Work Codes

EMI Guide Rail is WBE and DBE certified to perform work in the following areas in both New York and Vermont:

  • 568 Bridge Railings
  • 587 Bridge Railing Reconstruction
  • 597 Timber Bridge Railing and Transitions
  • 606 Guide Railing
  • 607 Fences
  • 630 Barricades
  • 644 Overhead Sign Structures
  • 645 Signs
  • 646 Delineators, Reference Markers, and Snowplowing Markers
  • 647 Removing, Storing, and Relocating Signs

Additionally, EMI is WBE/DBE certified in both states to perform work in the codes noted below. If having EMI on your team for one or more of these work items might be helpful to you, please give us a call to discuss how we might be able to assist.

  • 203 Excavation and Embankment
  • 206 Trench, Culvert, and Structure Excavation
  • 304 Sub-Base Course
  • 402 Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Pavements
  • 603 Culvert and Storm Drains
  • 604 Drainage Structures
  • 608 Sidewalks, Driveways, and Bicycle Paths
  • 615 Landscape Miscellaneous
  • 620 Bank and Channel Protection
  • 623 Screened Gravel, Crushed Gravel, Crushed Stone
  • 625 ROW Markers, Permanent Survey Markers

Our primary NAICS code is 237310 – Highway, Street and Bridge Construction. You'll also find EMI listed in these additional NAICS Codes:

  • 237110 Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
  • 238120 Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
  • 238910 Site Preparation Contractors
  • 541370 Surveying and Mapping (Except Geophysical Services)
  • 238990 All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
  • 561730 Landscaping Services

Tim Casey Rifenburg Construction, Inc.

Rifenburg Construction, Inc. is consistently impressed with EMI Guide Rail. From the beginning of the project, straight through to the end, EMI provides service that contributes to an aggressive schedule with safety, quality and satisfaction.