Cleveland Consulting Firm to Work With Amtrak in Chicago Union Station Restoration Project

Arup has been named to be the design team for the Chicago Union restoration project.

The Cleveland based engineering consulting firm will work with Amtrak, Metra, the city of Chicago and the Regional Transportation Authority on the project.

Chicago Union StationThe next phase of the project involves planning, historic review and preliminary engineering.

The work will focus on expanded concourses and entrances, widening of platforms, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, pedestrian passageways and ventilation. The design work is expected to be completed in 18 months.

“This project will reflect the station’s status as the major multimodal transit powerhouse for the city and region,” said John Eddy, principal and project manager at Arup, in a news release.

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