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CSX Issuing an Invitation to Bid on CREATE Project P3 Stage II

March 3, 2022

CSX Railroad is issuing an invitation to bid on the CREATE P3 – Stage II, B&OCT/CSXT Track, Earthwork, Retaining Wall and Bridge Construction project in Chicago, Illinois. (B&OCT/CSXT Milepost: DC 21.78 to DC 23.87)


Generally, the project consists of heavy earthwork, ground improvements, drainage and erosion control, precast modular retaining wall construction, caisson installation, cast-in-place concrete pier construction, steel span manufacturing and erection, environmental compliance work, and railroad track construction including the removal of eight railroad crossing diamonds. 


Additionally, this project will be funded in part by federal and/or state funds. Therefore, bidder will be required to comply with certain State and Federal policies, such as Buy America, Equal Employment Opportunity, Disadvantage Business Enterprise participation (30%), IDOT Training Program On-the-Job Training Special Provisions, and Davis-Bacon prevailing wage rates. 

A mandatory in-person pre-bid meeting (click herefor registration) is scheduled for 9:00 AM (CST) on March 15, 2022 at the following location: 


Kennedy-King College 

U Building 

740 W 63rd Street 

Chicago, Illinois 60621 


A bid package of all contract documents may be obtained from Pat Kerins via email at