Metra Southwest Service Improvements and Extension

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Owner: Metra
Location: Illinois

Infrastructure Engineering, Inc. provided engineering design and CADD technical services for the preparation of plans and specifications for the final design of the Southwest Service Extension for Metra. The project involves a variety of improvements to the following seven existing commuter rail stations:

  • Wrightwood
  • Chicago Ridge
  • Worth
  • Palos Park
  • Orland Park (153rd Street) 
  • Orland Park (179th Street)
  • Manhattan

Project elements included the removal and redesign of existing station platforms, sidewalk removal and replacement, landscape restoration, utility coordination, extension of existing platforms, design of kiss and ride facilities, storm sewer design, traffic signal design, and parking lot design.