Three teams shortlisted for Red rail transit Line Extension project in Chicago

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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) issued a request for proposals (RFP) to 3 teams shortlisted for a 5.6-mile overground extension of the Red rail transit line from its current southern terminus at 95th Street/Dan Ryan down to 130th Street near Altgeld Gardens in Illinois, USA.

Shortlisted three contenders for the work are:

  • An all-Chicago consortium made up of contractors FH Paschen, Ragnar Benson, Milhouse and BOWA;
  • Omaha-based contractor Kiewit Infrastructure; and
  • Walsh Vinci Transit Community Partners, a joint venture between Chicago’s Walsh Investors and French contractor Vinci.

The Red Line stretches along the northern to southern expanse of Lake Michigan's shoreline. As per the proposed route, the expansion project is set to introduce four new stations at key locations: 103rd Street, 111th Street, Michigan Avenue, and 130th Street. 

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