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Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) is issuing a Request for Proposals to provide services as the Lead Engineering (LE) firm for NS's part of CREATE Project EW2. This project is part of the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project in Chicago, IL. The firm will work as an extension of NS staff to provide program administration services, oversight and coordination of designs from various Engineering Service Providers (ESPs), track design, and collaboration amongst multiple stakeholders in development of all EW2 design work. Proposals are due on Thursday, May 30th, 2019, at 12:00 noon CT. Selection is expected to be finalized in June 2019. Please contact Derek Tichy at derek.tichy@nscorp.com to obtain a proposal package. 

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A mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th, 2019, at 9:00 AM CT at Kennedy-King College, 740 West 63rd Street, Chicago, IL, 60621. Interested prime consultants are required to attend the pre-proposal meeting. Interested sub-consultants are also invited, but are not required to attend. Only two members from each firm may attend. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises interested in joining a proposal team are invited to connect with other proposers during an optional business-to-business networking session that will take place immediately following the pre-proposal meeting.

Make a reservation for the pre-proposal meeting or networking session by contacting Derek Tichy at derek.tichy@nscorp.com.

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