Union Pacific Issues RFQ for CREATE Project EW2

Written by Jennifer McLawhorn, Managing Editor
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CHICAGO – Union Pacific has issued a Request for Qualifications, or RFQ, to provide property acquisition services for UP and NS’s part of CREATE Project EW2.

Union Pacific has issued a Request for Qualifications, or RFQ, to “provide property acquisition services for UP and NS’s part of CREATE Project EW2, from the Ashburn Interlocking to the Dan Ryan Expressway.” According to the CREATE Program report, the project is part of Chicago’s 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project. 

A mandatory preproposal conference call will take place on Friday, October 20th at 10 a.m. CST. To register, prime consultants are required to register at the following link: https://suppliers.www.uprr.com/caz/supplier/registration/index.html 

This will allow those who register to gain access to UP’s Source Hub. On the Union Pacific Supplier Registration Request form, in the comment section at the bottom, be sure to indicate you want access to EW2 ROW. Those with questions can call Union Pacific’s Supplier Management Group at 402-544-0025.

The EW2 proposal is due on December 1st at 2 p.m. CST with selection “expected to be finalized in January 2024.”

“Prime Consultants will be contacted via email and Keelvar when RFQ documents are available to view and download. All questions related to the RFQ must be posted to UP Keelvar Event’s Discussion (Q & A) section. Q & A will close October 27, 2023, at 2:00pm CT. All questions and answers will be issued in an addendum by 5:00 pm CT on November 3, 2023.”

After registering, it is requested to email Kaylee Erlbacher, Strategic Sourcing Manager at [email protected] to confirm you have registered. Use the subject line: “EW2 ROW Professional Services E1WK-773.”

Others who are interested are required to register through an Eventbrite link here:  https://75thcip.org/doing_business/upcomingevents

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