IEI Awarded Prime Contract to Repair Historic Landmark

Posted: 11/7/2007

The Chicago Department of Transportation selected IEI as the prime consultant to provide civil and structural design services for Kedzie Avenue bridges over Marquette Park Lagoons. Marquette Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. IEI will maintain the architectural features of the historic bridge while replacing the superstructure on both the north and south bridges and improving the safety. Work also includes resurfacing Kedzie Avenue adding a sidewalk on the west side and installing handicap-accessible ramps on the sidewalks at all street crossings between 67th Street and 71st Street. The estimated construction cost of the bridge is $2 million.