Grant: $48,931,726 - Federal Transit Administration - Jun. 12, 2009
75% voted satisfied - 25% voted not satisfied - 4 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Invest in public transportation by providing for the reconstruction of passenger rail stations; improvement of work facilities; rehabilitation of track systems, as well as preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery.
Project Description: Correct deficiencies at CTA rail facilities through systematic inspection, and rehabilitation or replacement of substandard elements. Provide for capital eligible transit system maintenance costs. Replace aging and deteriorating components of Dearborn Subway Track system in order to bring the track system into a state of good repair and improve service on the Blue Line between O'Hare and Forest Park Terminals. This will eliminate slow zones, reduce maintenance, and improve reliability. Upgrade rail station facilities and amenities such as: lighting to provide greater security and decrease vandalism; installation of benches to provide passenger comfort; and upgrading of street level and platform signage to increase passenger understanding of routes and schedules. This includes repair/reconstruction, where required, of the station house, stairs, platforms, and canopies.
Infrastructure Description: To preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery and to invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefit.
Jobs Summary: Material Delivery (43.69); Project Management (1.00); Flagging (10.11); Iron Workers (3.09); Electricians (9.95); General Construction (147.85); Bus Mechanics, Body Work & Painters (201.92); Rail Car Mechanics, Body Work & Painters (201.92) (Total jobs reported: 620)
Project Status: More than 50% Completed
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