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Metra Selects Design Firm for Rock Island Connection (P2)

July 16, 2020 The CREATE partners are pleased to announce that Metra has selected Jacobs Engineering Group to provide engineering and design services for the Rock Island Connection (P2), part of the CREATE Program’s 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (75th St. CIP). The 75th St. CIP will improve passenger rail with faster and more reliable service on the Metra SouthWest Service line and Amtrak Cardinal service when constructed, along with other transportation, environmental and economic benefits. Jacobs Engineering Group will provide engineering and design services for a double-track flyover structure to connect the Metra SouthWest Service mainline tracks to the Rock Island Line, allowing Metra SouthWest Service trains to terminate at LaSalle Street Station. 
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