Project Description

Client: Metra
Location:  Chicago, Illinois
Year Completed: December 2007
Contract Value: $1,450,000

The Challenges

  • Demolition of existing pedestrian bridge at Metra Electric Station.
  • Replacement of approximately 210’ long pedestrian bridge accessing Metra station platform.
  • Installation of micro piles drilled into bedrock for new bridge support foundations.
  • Original schedule called for removal of existing bridge and erection of new bridge over three weekend overnight periods. The work was completed in two weekend overnight periods.