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Chicago to St. Louis High Speed Rail, Ridgely Avenue Crossing Design

Chicago to St. Louis High Speed Rail, Ridgely Avenue Crossing Design

QEI was responsible for the preparation of the roadway Plans, Specifications, and Estimate for the relocation and reconstruction of the intersection of FAU 7969 (Ridgely Ave) and FAU 8031 (N. 11th St / Factory St), considered a Complex Crossing, in the City of Springfield. The design included raising the profile of Ridgely Ave and the realignment of N. 11th St & Factory St Intersection to provide a safety improvement for the railroad grade crossing to accommodate the future High Speed Rail corridor. Work included: new profile, pavement removal and replacement; sidewalk improvements; curb and gutter improvements; entrance improvements; earthwork grading; open and closed drainage system improvements; landscaping; maintenance of traffic; and erosion control.