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Belt Railway Company (BRC) EW2 and P2 Preliminary Signal Design Services RFP

Belt Railway Company (BRC) is issuing a Request for Proposals to provide preliminary signal design services for the CREATE EW2 and P2 projects. These two components are Public Private Partnerships (PPP) implementing the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (CIP) in Chicago that extends from the Ashburn Interlocking at the west end to the Dan Ryan Expressway at the east end. The intent of the EW2 Project is to improve mobility for rail passengers, freight, and roadway users by reducing rail-rail conflicts, reducing local mobility problems, and improving rail passenger transit service. The intent of the P2 project is to connect …

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Metra P2 Right-of-Way Assessment Services LIQ

Metra is issuing a Letters of Interest and Qualifications (LIQ) to provide CREATE P2 Right-of-Way Assessment Services for SWS/RID Flyover Connection. DBE goal for this requirement is 15% A Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held on May 5, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. via WebEx Video Conferencing. Questions regarding this LIQ shall be submitted in writing to Toyla Rice, Senior Contracting Agent via email at trice@metrarr.com by 2:00 P.M. (LPT) on May 9, 2022. Metra will not be accepting sealed hardcopy proposals at its office located at 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661. In lieu of hardcopy sealed proposals, an electronic …

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Bid Awards

CREATE Project ID Project title from bid advertisement Awarded Vendor Date Award Value
P3-BOCT-XXX-003-Z-ROW Right-of-Way Services for CREATE Projects P3/GS19 Mathewson Right of Way Company 29-Jan-20 Not Applicable*
EW2-NS CREATE EW2 NS Professional Services Alfred Benesch & Co. and TranSystems 12-Aug-19 Not Applicable*
B9-CSX B9 Project Construction Manager STV 14-Jun-19 $2,985,091
B9-BOCT-TXB-002-Z-BD CREATE B9 Track, Earthwork, Grading, Bridge, and Sound Wall construction RW DUNTEMAN 5-May-19 $7,960,665
P3/GS19-CSX (75th St. CIP) CREATE 75th St CIP - P3/GS19 Projects Professional Services Parsons 3-Apr-19 Not Applicable*
WA1-UP-XXB-003-B-FE CREATE WA-1 Rockwell Subdivision Bridge Engineering Alfred Benesch & Company 29-Jul-16 $4,698,000
B1-METRA-TSX-003-A-BD RFP No. 09776, CREATE B1 Interlocking Signal System Upgrades, Franklin Park West Alstom Signaling Operation, LLC 26-Oct-16 $7,945,126.00
WA2-BOCT-TXX-004-B-BD CREATE WA2 B&OCT/CSXT TCS Project in Blue Island, IL K-Five 1-May-15 $125,000.00
Viaducts II City Wide Miscellaneous Viaduct Roadway Improvements-Project No.2 Sumit Construction Company Inc. 12-Mar-15 $4,614,461.60
GS6 Contract No. 63887 FAU 2714 (25th Avenue) St. Charles Road to Lake Street in the Village of Melrose Park and Village of Bellwood Herlihy Mid-Continent Company 29-Oct-14 $17,246,409.14
WA4-BNSF-TSB-003-Z-BD CREATE WA4 Earthwork, Grading, Bridges and Retaining Walls Project in Chicago, IL (Cook County) Illinois Constructors 13-Nov-13 $20,976,468.12
B16-BOCT-TXX-002-Z-BD CREATE B-16, B&OCT/CSXT Project Dyer Construction 25-Jun-13 $334,412.80
GS16 (contract 2 of 3) Contract No. 60W01, FAU Route 1321 (IL 19) (DuPage County) Kenny Construction Company 4-Apr-13 $18,488,185.29
GS16 (contract 1 of 3) Contract No. 60N06, FAU Route 1321 (IL 19) (DuPage County) A. Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc. 20-Nov-12 $1,247,731.00
GS25 Contract No. 60I22, FAP 347 (IL 38) (DuPage/Kane Counties) Plote Construction, Inc. & Dunnet Bay Construction Company, JV 10-Oct-12 $25,838,559.40
Viaducts I Citywide Miscellaneous Viaduct Improvements Acura, Inc. Mar-12 $4,124,000.00
P1-Metra-TXB-003-A-BD Construction Services for CREATE P1 Englewood Flyover IHC Construction company 22-Jul-11 $4,430,626.00
WA10-BOCT-TSX-002-Z-BD CREATE WA10 B&OCT/CSXT Project in Blue Island, Illinois R W Dunteman 23-Jun-11 $1,911,013.00
GS14 Contract No. 63556, FAU 1537 71st Street (Cook County) Lorig Construction Co. / Lindahl Brothers, Inc. 8-Jun-11 $16,108,651.80
GS-15a 130th St/Torrence Ave. Intersection Improvements & Grade Separation Walsh Construction Company 13-Dec-10 $101,800,753.95
WA3-NS-TXX-008-E-BD Sitework for the Construction of CJ Tracks at Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL Dyer Construction Company, Inc. 15-Oct-10 $227,336.00
B2-UP-TXB-002-AT-BD CREATE B-2 Reconfigure 25th CP&Flyover IHB Proviso Walsh Construction Company 1-Oct-10 $11,950,110.50
WA2-BOCT-TXX-002-A-BD CREATE WA2 B&OCT/CSXT TCS Project in Blue Island, IL Cranemasters, Inc. 13-Jan-10 $296,784.00
WA4-BNSF-TSB-001-AB-FE CREATE Program WA4 Design Engr. & Const. Mgmt. Services Hanson Professional Services, Inc. 11-Jan-10 $2,458,800.00
B12-BOCT-TSB-003-Z-BD CREATE B12 CSXT/IHB Third Mainline in Alsip, IL Albin Carlson & Co. 17-Dec-09 $4,920,688.90
WA3-NS-XXB-D-006-BD CREATE Ashland Ave Yard Lead Improvement Project McHugh Construction Company 12-Jun-09 $5,591,682.36
B6-BOCT-TSX-001-Z-BD CREATE B6 McCook Interlocking project in McCook, IL Walsh Construction Company 14-Aug-08 $1,652,389.90
WA5-BNSF-TSX-002-A-BD CREATE WA5 Communications Package MP Nexlevel, LLC 4-Jun-08 $281,526.00
WA5-BNSF-TSX-002-A-BD CREATE WA5 Civil/Compressed Air Package Dyer Construction Company 4-Jun-08 $572,872.50
B3-UP-TXX-001-A-BD CREATE B-3 Project in Melrose Park, IL RT Milord Company 12-May-08 $577,835.43
WA3-NS-TXX-004-B-BD CREATE WA3 Project in Chicago, IL (Cook County) Timiny R/R Construction 1-May-08 $93,285.00

*Engineering and design related services are competitive negotiation (qualification-based selections) in accordance to 23 C.F.R. Part 172 Federal requirements.