Traction Power System Augmentation - MED

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Project programmed before 2024; Not evaluated by these metrics.

Project Description

Converting the tie stations into substations and installing a new substation willincrease capacity and reliability on the Metra Electric District. Construction wasperformed moving from north to south. Construction was completed at 31stStreet and 51st Street. Design for 95th Street and Riverdale are 100% complete.Bids were received and contract was awarded for both 95th St. and Riverdalesubstation construction. The contractor was issued an NTP in October 2018 andreached substantial completion this reporting period. This will be the final updateon this project.