IDOT and Union Pacific announce high-speed rail information session
in Springfield for general contractors and subcontractors
provide details on high-speed rail opportunities for Chicago-to-St.
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[April 20, 2013]
SPRINGFIELD -- The Union Pacific
Railroad, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of
Transportation, will host an information session on Tuesday from 2
to 4 p.m. at the Springfield Hilton. The event will provide details
about general contracting and subcontracting opportunities, scope of
work, qualifications required, and schedule and timing for
contractor bid submissions.
Union Pacific, in conjunction with IDOT, is upgrading about 215
miles of existing track from Chicago to St. Louis as part of the
High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail program.
Who: Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific
What: Union Pacific and IDOT representatives will be
available to answer questions and provide bid qualification
information for high-speed rail contractor bid submissions. Union
Pacific Railroad estimates that there will be $154 million for
contract services from 2013 through 2017 to complete work between
Joliet and Wood River.
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When: Tuesday, April 23, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Hilton Springfield, Prairie Room, 700 E. Adams St.,
To RSVP: Contact Jay McAndrew at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-544-7267
by April 20 as limited space is available on a first-come basis.
Illinois Department of
Transportation file received from the
Illinois Office of
Communication and Information]