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TranSystems served as Program Manager on this $303 million project to reconstruct Wacker Drive and the Congress Parkway Interchange. The assignment involved the oversight and administration of four distinct construction contracts as well as coordinating private utility relocation agreements and various City force account work orders. These services, which were provided over a three-year period, included:
  • Coordination and implementation of all City, IDOT, FHWA and agency agreements;
  • Constructability reviews of final contract plans and documents;
  • Oversight of all consultants providing resident engineering on the specific contracts;
  • Approvals of all construction payouts and addendums;
  • Management of all coordination meetings and electronic & paper documentation;
  • Oversight of all traffic control and emergency response;
  • Monitoring of all construction schedules;
  • Full quality control/quality assurance of all construction materials; and
  • Coordination with all private and public utility companies.

The American Council of Engineering Companies recognized the project with a Grand Conceptor award, reflecting the nation’s highest honor in the consulting industry.

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