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Description

Four existing tie stations (51st Street, 95th Street, Riverdale, and Homewood) will be converted into power substations with substantially greater power capacity and installing a new prefabricated substation at 31st Street.

 
Status
Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Electrical, Signal, & Communications
Budget:$36,789,036
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Converting the tie stations into substations and installing a new substation will increase capacity and reliability on the Metra Electric District. Construction is moving from north to south. Construction at 31st Street and 51st Street are complete. Design for 95th Street and Riverdale are 100% complete. Bids were received and contract was awarded for both 95th St. and Riverdale substation construction. The contract can begin mobilization once Metra issues a Notice to Proceed.
Information Updated:December 2018
 
Related Transit Assets
Metra Rail Lines:Electric District
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook, Will
Municipalities:Blue Island, Calumet Park, Chicago, Dolton, East Hazel Crest, Flossmoor, Harvey, Hazel Crest, Homewood, Markham, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Phoenix, Richton Park, Riverdale, University Park
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush, 2 Robin Kelly, 7 Danny Davis
Illinois Senate Districts:13 Robert Peters, 14 Emil Jones, III, 15 Napoleon Harris, III, 17 Elgie R. Sims, Jr., 19 Michael E. Hastings, 3 Mattie Hunter, 40 Toi W. Hutchinson
Illinois House Districts:25 Curtis Tarver, 26 Christian Mitchell, 27 Justin Slaughter, 28 Robert Rita, 29 Thaddeus Jones, 30 William Davis, 33 Marcus C. Evans, Jr., 34 Nicholas K Smith, 38 Debbie Meyers-Martin, 5 Lamont Robinson, 6 Sonya M. Harper, 80 Anthony DeLuca
County Board Districts:Cook 2, Cook 3, Cook 4, Cook 5, Cook 6, Will 1
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