Infrastructure Projects

All Aboard Florida

Phase I – High Speed Passenger Rail – Florida The All Aboard Florida (AAF) High Speed Passenger Rail project will develop a new, approximate 40 mile segment of dedicated right-of-way (ROW), referred to as the East / West (E/W) segment, exclusively for AAF passenger train operations along the SR528 Corridor from Orlando International Airport to

CDOT Arterial Streets Resurfacing

Ardmore is providing sub-consultant services to V3 on Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Arterial Streets Resurfacing projects on various Streets in Chicago. These projects are funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). ARRA Project No. 48 takes place in nine locations bounded by the Central Area: South of North Avenue (1600

CDOT Congress Parkway

As a portion of the construction completed on the Wacker Drive Reconstruction, the Interchange project is entrance and exit route for the lower portion of Wacker Drive. Ardmore provided construction inspection for this vital project, from the Pre Construction Phase through Post Construction. Working closely with CDOT and the prime consultant, we were involved with

CDOT LaSalle & Congress Intermodal Transfer Center

Resident Engineer for the $3.4 Million CDOT LaSalle & Congress Avenue Intermodal Transfer train and bus Center. Work includes the extension of the METRA platform to include an Elevator and stairway to facilitate the transfer of CTA & METRA patrons from the METRA platform to a CTA Bus Intermodal Boarding Area. Street beautification, architectural considerations,

CDOT Riverwalk

The Riverwalk is the third and final phase of the Wacker Drive Reconstruction Project. The reconstruction of East-West Wacker was completed in 2002 and North-South Wacker was completed in November of 2012.  The Riverwalk provides a continuous walkway and recreational amenity connecting the lakefront to the heart of downtown. Each of the six blocks from

CDOT Shoreline Reconstruction 43rd Street to 45th Street

The reconstruction of the shoreline repairs damage due to environmental conditions and is part of the City of Chicago’s efforts to improve the appearance of the city’s lakefront. The projects scope includes: Excavate and demolish portions of the existing revetment Salvage, store & reuse existing limestone blocks for offshore reef structure, onshore return wall, and

CDOT Wacker Drive

The Wacker Drive Viaduct Utility Relocation Project consisted of the removal and installation of the storm sewer and the combined sewer, removal and installation of water mains, placement of approximately 200 feet of “UTILIDOR” conveyance, placement of a CTA/City Electric Duct Bank and traffic signal modernization.

CDWM Sewer Mains

PN 6356-North Shore Ave. Oketa to Octavia PN 6346-Pine & Thomas The City of Chicago, Department of Water Management prequalified a Ardmore provide construction management services for sewer installations, on a task order basis. There are two companion jobs here where Ardmore served as the prime consultant to provide a Resident Engineer and hire material

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Grand/State Red Line

Ardmore provided construction inspectors to oversee several phases of the complete rehabilitation of the CTA subway station at Grand Avenue & State Street to ascertain whether construction methods, practices and materials conform to plans and specifications. Ardmore is involved with several CTA projects including the Capital Construction Improvement Program.

City of Chicago, Dept. of Water Management

The Department of Water Management is in the process of upgrading the infrastructure throughout the city limits by installing new water mains to replace deteriorating pipes in order to prevent frequent breaks and leaks. The project involves the installation of the new ductile iron water pipe with necessary connections to the existing mains. This work

Cook County Highway Department

The 1.2 mile Cook County project consisted of complete reconstruction of the roadway. The objective was to provide a better sight distance for traffic entering the roadway from side streets and driveways, as well as roadway travel itself. The road was moved 10 feet east with cuts and fills exceeding 5 feet at some locations.

CREATE – Englewood Flyover Grade Separation

The Englewood Flyover is a bridge construction project near 63rd and State Streets that will eventually elevate the tracks for 78 weekday Metra Rock Island trains, to eliminate the conflict with the 60 daily freight and Amtrak trains currently crossing at the same grade. Work began in the fall of 2012, and is expected to

DuPage Airport – General Aviation Hanger Pad Rehabilitation

The DuPage Airport Authority contracted with CH2MHill for a 5 year retainer to provide On-Call Engineering services for repair and improvement projects at DuPage Airport in West Chicago, Illinois. Ardmore provides survey services for design projects and construction engineering services for construction projects. The scope areas includ

Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC)

Ardmore was the Owner’s Representative for the $16 million Capital Improvement Program, provided for under Senate Bill 83, for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. The work scope included the replacement and renovation of: Replacement of 43 District building roofs Rehabilitation of 75 picnic shelters Design and construction of 17 new picnic shelters Repaving

Gary Airport

Ardmore was a subconsultant to AECOM to provide Program Management services for a $166 million program to extend the runway at Gary/Chicago International Airport. The program consisted of issuing 20 construction contracts to relocate 2 miles of railroad tracks for the CN, construction of an overpass on Airport Road, construction of an overpass for train

IDOT – I-94 Bishop Ford Expressway at Stony Island Interchange

Ardmore serves as the prime consultant in a joint venture with Environmental Design International, inc, on the $42 million Interstate Route 94 (Bishop Ford Expressway) at Stony Island Feeder Interchange project. The project consisted of two (2) complete bridge replacements, two (2) new bridge decks and bearing replacement, two (2) bridge rehabilitations and one (1)

IDOT – Mannheim Bridge over Soo Line

Ardmore provided construction inspection services to over-seeing construction activities from excavation to bridge deck pours. Maintained accurate knowledge of plans and detailed field book. Verified accuracy of work completed by the contractor. Responsibilities included, but were not limited to: Verified equipment and labor force head count on a daily basis Supervised work in progress and

IDOT I-57 Resurfacing

Ardmore performed as the prime contractor for the Illinois Department of Transportation to resurface Interstate 57, from 175th Street to the Will County Line. A 7.2 mile, $12.1 million project consisting of Traffic Control, Class A Concrete Patching, milling and asphalt paving. The work was performed at night under live traffic under restrictive time windows

IDOT I-90/94 Dan Ryan Expressway

Ardmore was part of the African American Dan Ryan Construction Inspection Team (AADRCIT) / IDOT on the I-90/94 Dan Ryan Expressway Project. Ardmore provided Construction Inspection on the $100 Million major reconstruction of the superhighway northbound lanes from 71st Street to 26th Street. Ardmore was responsible for measuring quantities and inspecting work for excavation of

IDOT Milwaukee Avenue Reconstruction Project

As a subconsultant to V3, Ardmore provides construction inspection and documentation for the $13M Milwaukee Avenue Reconstruction Project. This project includes 1.37 miles of roadway reconstruction, adding lanes and traffic signal modernization and lighting on IL Route 21 from south of Willow Road to north of Sanders Road. Project also includes replacement of the bridge

ISTHA I – 294 Reconstruction and Widening Illinois Tollway

Ardmore provided construction inspection services on the Widening and Reconstruction of 3.6 miles of I-294 – Illinois State Toll Highway Authority M.P. 0.0 to M.P. 3.6. Ardmore was responsible for measuring quantities and inspecting work on demolition and blasting, excavation of existing structures and roadway, sewer pipe jacking, sewer construction

ISTHA I-355 Extension Project

As part of the Construction Corridor Management Team on the I-355 South Extension Project, Ardmore is responsible for formulating and implementing a documentation audit plan for the approximately $730M project, which includes 20 individual contracts. The reviews ensure the Construction Managers are following Tollway guidelines for payment to the General Contractors.

ISTHA Jane Addams Memorial Tollway Reconstruction

Ardmore provided construction inspection services for the improvements on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between IL Route 173 and the Cherry Valley Interchange. The work consisted of widening and rebuilding of the roadway by performing rubblization or reconstruction of approximately eight miles of the Main line and shoulders between Mile Markers 62.3 and 69.9. The

ISTHA Plaza 9 Elgin Open Road Tolling Reconstruction

Ardmore provided construction inspection services for the improvements that were performed along the Northwest Tollway I-90 between Mile Post 24.0 and Mile Post 26.5. The work consisted of complete removal and replacement of the toll plaza, construction of a new open road tolling collection facility, installation of new toll booths, complete reconstruction and widening of

METRA Rehabilitation of Rock Island District Bridge No. 96

Ardmore provided construction Inspector for the Rehabilitation of METRA Rock Island District Bridge No. 96 over Halsted Street in Chicago. The work included railroad track shifting, ballast removal, bridge waterproofing, ballast placement, railroad track shifting to its original/permanent location. Also, bridge fascia girders previously incased in concrete were exposed, sandblasted and painted.

The O’Hare Modernization Program (OMP)

Ardmore provides construction management for the O’Hare Modernization Program, the $6.6 billion project that will reconfigure O’Hare Airport’s intersecting runways into a more parallel configuration. Ardmore is a sub-consultant to Parsons Brinkerhoff on this multi – year expansion of O’Hare International Airport, providing the North Airfield Site Manager

Village of Bensenville, Department of Public Works

Jefferson Street Corridor Water Main Improvements – Phase I The Jefferson Street Water Main Project involved the replacement of older ductile iron water main pipes along Jefferson Street between York Road and Church Road. The existing 8” water main was replaced with a 12” PVC main, complete with service connections to existing residence valve boxes,

Village of Bridgeview 71st Street Grade Separation

Ardmore is the project representative for the Village of Bridgeview. The Village of Bridgeview is the Local Agency in this IDOT/ CREATE project. Ardmore represented the Village of Bridgeview in all phases of this project. Phase 1 Prepared RFP/RFQ for the project Part of the selection committee Managed the design contract Phase 2 Part of


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