T.Y. Lin International Announces Completion of Dan Ryan Red Line Track and Station Renewal Project for the Chicago Transit Authority
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) announces the completion of the $425 million track and station renewal project for one of the City of Chicago’s busiest transit lines – the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Red Line along the Dan Ryan Expressway. This project, for which TYLI provided complete design oversight, consisted of the total reconstruction of 10.2 miles of CTA track and the rehabilitation of eight stations from 95th Street north to the 15th Street crossover. TYLI was also the Designer of Record (DOR) for the corridor between 33rd Street and the 15th Street crossover. Project team member, TranSystems Corporation, was the DOR for the corridor from 33rd Street south to 95th Street. As part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Build a New Chicago initiative, this 44-year-old segment of the Red Line, which was plagued by slow zones and delays, represented the largest overhaul in CTA history.
Neil Porto, P.E., Hired as T.Y. Lin International Transportation Group Leader for New York City
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is pleased to announce that Neil Porto, P.E., has joined the firm as Group Leader, Transportation, for TYLI’s New York City market. In his new role, Porto will be responsible for area business development initiatives, proposal generation, management of transportation projects and related engineering teams, and the supervision and development of assigned staff.
T.Y. Lin International Wins Top Honors from American Segmental Bridge Institute
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that it has received a 2013 American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI) “Bridge Award of Excellence” for the new Veterans Memorial Bridge in Portland, ME. The ASBI Bridge Awards of Excellence recognize the owners of bridges whose structures exemplify concrete segmental bridge design and construction excellence. Judging criteria included innovation of design and construction; aesthetics and harmony with the environment; cost competitiveness; and minimization of construction impact to the traveling public. TYLI joined project owner, the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), in receiving the prestigious award at the 2013 ASBI Annual Convention held on October 28th in Portland, OR.
Dr. Man-Chung Tang Wins Institution of Structural Engineers 2013 Gold Medal
T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that Dr. Man-Chung Tang, Dr-Ing, Dr-Ing-eh, D.Litt, PE, Hon MASCE and TYLI Chairman of the Board, has been awarded the 2013 Gold Medal from the Institution of Structural Engineers. Dr. Tang received the award for “his outstanding contribution to the structural design of major long span bridges in many parts of the world, exemplifying aesthetics, creativity and sustainability.” The Gold Medal is the Institution’s most prestigious Award and is presented to an individual for exceptional and outstanding contributions to the advancement of structural engineering. Dr. Tang received the Gold Medal at the Institution’s Gold Medal Address in Shanghai, China, on October 31st, where he also presented his latest paper on innovation.
Joseph Lorenzini, P.E., Hired as Principal Rail Engineer for T. Y. Lin International
T.Y. Lin International is pleased to announce that Joseph Lorenzini, P.E., has joined the firm as a Principal Rail Engineer. Lorenzini will be responsible for advancing TYLI’s position in the Transit & Rail marketplace, working directly with clients on projects and mentoring our younger staff.