Project Description

Client:  Metra
Location:  Chicago, Illinois
Surface Area: 450,000 m2
Year Completed:   2010
Contract Value: $8,800,000

John Burns Construction Company constructed the 35th Street Metra Commuter Rail Stop in October 2010. This was a Federal Stimulus Project to bring commuters to US Cellular Field and IIT Campus.

The Challenges

  • Installation of a micro-pile and concrete footing system.
  • Construction of a system of concrete ramps and stairs to an elevated platform.
  • Installation of a snow melt system within the concrete stairs and ramps.
  • Excavation of approximately 8000 cubic yards of material.
  • Construction of Stainless Steel Windbreaks.