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13 Jun 2023

CTA picks finalists for Red Line Extension construction bids

CTA picks finalists for Red Line Extension construction bids

Chicago Construction News staff writer

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has selected three pre-qualified teams to submit proposals on the project to extend rail service to Chicago’s Far South Side.

The three teams selected are: FH Paschen, Ragnar Benson, Milhouse and BOWA Joint Venture; Kiewit Infrastructure; and Walsh VINCI Transit Community Partners. These entities are representative of a variety of local, national and international businesses.

Originally promised in 1969, the project will extend the CTA Red Line past 95th St to the city’s southern border near 130th St., With work underway on the design, the $3.6 billion project will add another 5.6 miles of heavy rail and connect the Far South Side communities with 4 new stations.

The project also includes a train storage yard and maintenance shop facility, located along the new tracks near 120th St.


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