The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced approximately $1.07 billion in federal grant funds to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization Project.
The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) named a new runway built at O’Hare International Airport as 2016 Project of the Year. The award for runway 10R-28L was presented to the Chicago Department of Aviation and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
Chicago opened its first “shared” street. Located on Argyle Street between Broadway and Sheridan, the shared street is designed to increase safety and support community members with a plaza-like environment.