Doing Business


Thank you for your interest in business opportunities with the 75th St. CIP. Visit Doing Business with CREATE (Opens in a new window) to see the most recent CREATE Bid Advertisements/RFPs and to sign up for CREATE Program procurement notifications to receive an email notification when a new bid solicitation is opened. Be sure to select the procurement list.

Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP)

Interested in carpentry, concrete framing, welding and other construction jobs that are in demand on CREATE Projects? Apply for training through the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) at Dawson Technical Institute (3901 S. State St., Chicago, IL) to learn the skills you need to get hired for construction jobs on projects such as the 75th St. CIP or other CREATE projects. For more information, view the HCCTP flyer (Opens in a new window) and contact Lisa Cockerham at 773-487-3692 or

Roy B. completed HCCTP in fall 2018 and is currently working for construction company R.W. Dunteman on CREATE's Argo Connections (B9).


DBEs In Their Own Words

Several DBEs working on 75th St. CIP have provided insights into their experience. Explore the links below to learn about what the project means for their businesses.

75th St. CIP Contractors including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs*)

Forest Hill Flyover (P3)/ 71st Street Grade Separation (GS19) (Led by CSX)

  • Mathewson Right of Way Company subconsultants (as of January 29,2020)
    • American Surveying & Engineering, PC (DBE)
    • 1st AEROW Valuation Group (DBE)
  • Parsons subconsultants (as of August 13, 2019)
    • ABNA Engineering, Inc. (DBE)
    • American Surveying & Engineering, P.C. (DBE)
    • Atlas Engineering Group, Ltd. (DBE)
    • Czaplicki Lopez, PLLC (DBE)
    • D.B. Sterlin Consultants, Inc.
    • Patrick Engineering
    • Progress Rail
    • Site Design Group, Ltd. (DBE)
    • TranSmart/EJM Engineering, Inc. (DBE)
    • Trinal, Inc. (DBE)
    • Wang Engineering, Inc. (DBE)
  • TranSystems subconsultants (as of December 2020)
    • Ardmore Roderick (DBE)
    • DB Sterlin Consultants, Inc. (DBE)
    • GSG Consultants, Inc. (DBE)
    • Interra Inc (DBE)
    • PMCS Consulting (DBE)
    • Trinal, Inc. (DBE)
  • Dyer Construction subconsultants (as of February 2021)
    • BBD Trucking Company (DBE)
    • City Lights Inc (DBE)
    • Landmark Pest Management (DBE)
    • Railworks
    • Homer Tree

Belt Junction and 80th Street Junction Replacements (EW2) (Led by Norfolk Southern)

  • Alfred Benesch & Company subconsultants (as of September 5, 2019)
    • TranSystems Corporation
    • 2IM Group, LLC (DBE)
    • American Surveying & Engineering, PC (DBE)
    • Ardmore Roderick (DBE)
    • Cera Solutions and Applications, LLC (DBE)
    • CTC, Inc.
    • GSG Consultants, Inc. (DBE)
    • Mathewson Right of Way Company
    • SE3, LLC (DBE)
    • Synnov Group, Inc. (DBE)
    • Trinal Inc. (DBE)

Bridge 87 Raise (EW2) (Led by Metra)

  • Ardmore Roderick Group subconsultants (as of July 15, 2020)
    • CCS International
    • GSG Consultants (DBE)
    • T.Y. Lin International

Rock Island Connection (P2) (Led by Metra)

  • Jacobs Engineering Group subconsultants (as of July 15, 2020)
    • AAA Engineering, Ltd. (DBE)
    • Collins Engineers, Inc
    • DB Sterlin Consultants, Inc. (DBE)
    • Design Consulting Engineers, Inc. (DBE)
    • Ernest R. Sawyer Enterprises, Inc. (DBE)
    • GSG Consultants, Inc. (DBE)
    • Lin Engineering, Ltd. (DBE)
    • Michael Baker International
    • Pin Point Precision, LLC (DBE)
    • Site Design Group, Ltd. (DBE)
    • Vaughn Management (DBE)