Client: Public Building Commission of Chicago
Year: 2008
Location5300 S. St. Louis Ave. Chicago IL 60632

McDonagh Demolition converted the 13 acre abandoned Grand Truck Western Railroad Yard to a site suitable to build a new Chicago Public School. The scope of this project included:

  • Site Remediation
  • Contaminated Soils (lead and arsenic)
    • Impacted PNA
    • Site Grading
  • Building Footprint Prep
  • Sewer Installation
  • Water Retention/Detention System
  • New Water Installation
  • Tree Removal
  • Removal of Railroad Ties and Garbage
  • Construction Fencing
  • Silt Fencing and Erosion Control