North South Wacker Drive Reconstruction

Chicago, IL

Construction Management

Reconstruction of upper and lower Wacker Drive from Randolph Street to Congress Highway – The project involved a new ventilation system with a fiber optic interconnect system for lower Wacker Drive, fiber optic emergency communications systems, traffic signals and interconnect system, lighting for the upper and lower roadway, new electrical feeds to the Bridges (and removal from CTA DC power source)  along the project roadway, new DC power feeds from CTA Franklin substation to the Blue Line subway and new AC power feeds for the CTA Franklin pumping station. Responsibilities included overseeing all aspects of the electrical the construction and required field modifications.

Responsibilities included overseeing the integration of the electrical systems into the overall project construction, constructability reviews of the project while in design, estimating and integrating the design changes into the overall design of the project while keeping the change orders to a minimum and while not affecting the project schedule.

Role: Electrical Construction Management
Agency: Chicago Dept. of Transportation (CDOT)
Duration of Project: 2010-2012