Chicago Department of Water Management

Citywide Sewer Design & CE & I

Chicago, IL

The City of Chicago needed to update and repair its massive, aging sewer system. As part of a master consulting agreement, the Chicago Department of Transportation enlisted Benesch to provide professional design engineering and construction management services to assist in the effort to design and repair various sewer projects throughout the City. Task orders have involved completing tens of thousands of LF of sewer design; temporary watermain support; survey; extensive utility coordination; soil borings; box culverts; tumbling basins; temporary watermain support; concrete collars; cast-in-place connection structures; traffic control plans; as-needed ADA ramp designs and more.

Project highlights

  • Sewer Design
  • Windshield survey/full survey
  • Soil borings
  • ADA Ramps
  • Traffic control plan
  • Concrete collar
  • Specifications and schedule of prices
  • Junction structures
  • Temporary water main support
  • Tumbling basins
  • Site inspection
  • Utility coordination
  • Structural review
  • Materials testing
  • ADA, QC and other reports
  • MWRD structure improvement
  • Construction of ERS, shafts using H-piles and sheet piles