Cleveland LRT Tunnel - Kingsbury Tunnels

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Project Summary

TranSystems developed plans and specifications to replace a key light-rail junction between the heavy-rail rapid transit "Red" line and the light-rail transit "Green-Blue" lines. The work included track relocation plans; new turnouts; removal of a life-expired grade separation structure; design of a new rail viaduct; new retaining walls; traction power and signal system modifications; a detailed phasing plan; and full site survey. Relocating a railroad signals bungalow was one of the biggest challenges in the project. Planners also were able to work with the railroad to eliminate the need for a tunnel that had been in place since the early 1900s.

Project Highlights

  • Developed plans to replace light rail junction
  • Included track relocation plans, design of new rail viaduct, retaining walls, signal work
  • Eliminated the need for a tunnel from the early 1900s

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