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OMEGA Awarded IDOT Consultant Exceptional Service Award

Date: 22 Jun 2017

OMEGA is grateful and excited to be the recipient of the Illinois Department of Transportation Consultant Exceptional Service Award for construction engineering of the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange Flyover Bridge in Chicago, IL. This award was nominated by IDOT and was presented at the…

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OMEGA attends ICAT 2017

Date: 05 Apr 2017

OMEGA is a proud sponsor and exhibitor at the 2017 ICAT Conference in Peoria, Illinois. In its’ 30th year, ICAT aims to promote business partnerships, align and leverage new alliances, explore creative funding sources, and address challenges facing the infrastructure industry. The OMEGA team is…

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OMEGA attends IDOT’s “Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward” Conference

Date: 31 Mar 2017

Ryan Macander and Matt Schramer of OMEGA were joined by Pam Simon, Director of the Office of Business and Workforce Diversity at IDOT’s Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward DBE Conference in Springfield on March 28, 2017.

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FLYOVER RAMP NOW OPEN ON JANE BYRNE INTERCHANGE

Date: 08 Dec 2016

A major milestone was reached this past weekend on the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange as the new Flyover ramp from inbound I-90/94 Dan Ryan Expressway to outbound I-290 Eisenhower Expressway was opened to traffic. OMEGA is proud to be providing construction engineering services for…

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OMEGA Founder and CEO, Chandra Prasad, inducted into UIC’s Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

Date: 01 Dec 2016

OMEGA would like to congratulate our Founder and CEO, Chandra Prasad, on his recent induction into UIC’s Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. The 2016 inductees “embody the entrepreneurial spirt of Chicago area businesses: a determination to succeed, an unsurpassed commitment to excellence, and…

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Jane Byrne Interchange Project selected as #1 Road Project by Roads & Bridges Magazine

Date: 28 Oct 2016

This month’s issue of Roads & Bridges Magazine features the Top 10 Road Projects as selected by the Roads & Bridges editorial staff. Capturing first place was the Jane Byrne Interchange Project. OMEGA is proud to be overseeing IDOT’s complex flyover project. Click here to view…

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Circle Interchange Flyover Project Featured in Roads & Bridges Magazine

Date: 16 Aug 2016

OMEGA is proud to be overseeing IDOT’s Circle Interchange Flyover project currently featured in the August issue of Roads & Bridges Magazine. Please view the article here. 

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OMEGA IS PLEASED TO BE A SPONSOR FOR THE US-INDIA BUSINESS COUNCIL’S 41ST ANNIVERSARY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Date: 06 Jun 2016

OMEGA is a proud sponsor of the 41st Anniversary Leadership Summit, hosted by the US-India Business Council, taking place in Washington D.C. between June 7th and June 8th. This year’s Leadership Summit holds special significance as the Council will host the Honorable Prime Minister…

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OMEGA AWARDED IDOT CIRCLE INTERCHANGE CONTRACT

Date: 25 Apr 2016

We are pleased to announce that OMEGA has been awarded another IDOT Circle Interchange contract. This project involves the improvement of I-90 at I-290/Congress Parkway including the reconstruction of the westbound mainline I-290 pavement, between Congress Parkway and Racine, and reconstruction of the ramp…

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OMEGA Celebrates ACEC Win for IL 59 Diverging Diamond

Date: 16 Feb 2016

OMEGA was honored to be joined by representatives from IDOT and Knight E/A at the ACEC Illinois Awards Luncheon to receive the Engineering Excellence Honor Award for the IL 59 at I-88 Diverging Diamond Interchange Project. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for the total…

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OMEGA Celebrates at the APWA Fox Valley Branch Awards Luncheon

Date: 15 Jan 2016

OMEGA was honored to be joined by representatives from IDOT and the Illinois Tollway at the APWA Fox Valley Branch Awards Luncheon to receive the Project of the Year Award for the IL 59 at I-88 Diverging Diamond Interchange Project. This innovative interchange, which…

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OMEGA Awarded IDOT Contract

Date: 28 Dec 2015

We are pleased to announce that OMEGA has been awarded the IDOT contract for the I-55 (Stevenson Expressway): I-94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to US 41 (Lake Shore Drive) Inbound Bridges. This project will begin in the late fall of this year and continue for…

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OMEGA Awarded Will County Contract

Date: 28 Dec 2015

We are pleased to announce that OMEGA has been awarded a contract by the Will County Division of Transportation for the Reconstruction of 135th Street from New Avenue to approximately 1,200 feet east of Smith Road. The roadway is being reconstructed from a two-lane…

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OMEGA Selected by Kane County for Randall Road (Hanson Bridge) Improvement

Date: 28 Feb 2014

OMEGA has been selected by the Kane County Division of Transportation to provide construction engineering services in the improvement of Randall Road (Hanson Bridge) over Tyler Creek, UPRR, Metra, and CPRR from Fletcher Drive to Big Timber Road. The $3.5 Million bridge rehabilitation project…

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OMEGA-Knight Team Awarded 75th Street Project by the DuPage County Division of Transportation

Date: 10 Jan 2014

OMEGA has teamed with Knight E/A to provide construction engineering services for the DuPage County Division of Transportation on 75th Street from Adams Street to Plainfield Road in the city of Darien. This $16 Million projects consists of the reconstruction and widening of 75th…

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OMEGA-AMEC JV Team Selected for Illinois Tollway I-90 CM NSMJAWA Lake Michigan Water Line Relocation Project

Date: 19 Dec 2013

OMEGA is pleased to announce the Illinois Tollway has selected the OMEGA-AMEC JV Team to provide construction management services for the relocation of the Lake Michigan Water Pipeline on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway from west of Roselle Road to the Elmhurst Road interchange….

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OMEGA Selected by IDOT for Circle Interchange Flyover

Date: 25 Oct 2013

The Illinois Department of Transportation has selected OMEGA to provide construction engineering services in the construction of the Flyover at the Circle Interchange in Chicago. Motorists driving north on the Dan Ryan Expressway will be able to take the Flyover to head west on…

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OMEGA Selected for Illinois Tollway I-90 CCM & CM Project

Date: 07 May 2013

OMEGA is pleased to announce the Illinois Tollway has selected OMEGA to provide corridor construction management and construction management services for the construction contracts for roadway, retaining wall and bridge reconstruction and widening on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between the Elgin Toll Plaza…

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OMEGA Selected by Kane County for Orchard Road Over I-88 Improvements

Date: 19 Apr 2013

OMEGA has been selected by the Kane County Division of Transportation to provide construction engineering services in the improvement of Orchard Road over I-88 Tollway located within the cities of North Aurora and Aurora in Kane County. This project is scheduled to start in…

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OMEGA Selected by CDOT for Milwaukee Avenue Reconstruction

Date: 11 Sep 2012

OMEGA has been selected by the Chicago Department of Transportation to provide construction engineering services in the reconstruction of Milwaukee Avenue from Kilpatrick Avenue to Addison Street. This project is scheduled to start in the summer of 2013.

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OMEGA Selected by IDOT for Reconstruction of IL 59

Date: 20 Apr 2012

OMEGA has been selected by the Illinois Department of Transportation to provide construction engineering services for the reconstruction of IL 59 from Ferry Road to Aurora Avenue. This project includes the construction of a Diverging Diamond Interchange on I-88 at IL 59, the first…

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OMEGA Selected by the Illinois Tollway for IL 47 / I-90 Interchange Construction

Date: 31 Oct 2011

OMEGA has been selected by the Illinois Tollway to provide construction engineering services for the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at Illinois Route 47 Interchange. Work on this project, one of the Tollway’s “Move Illinois” Capital Improvement Programs, is expected to begin early in…

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OMEGA Selected by CDOT for Kingsbury Street Improvements

Date: 01 May 2011

OMEGA has been selected by the City of Chicago Department of Transportation to provide construction engineering services for Kingsbury Street improvements from North Avenue to Scott Street. The project is expected to start in late 2011 and last for about 12 months.

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OMEGA Selected by IDOT for US 34 Reconstruction

Date: 20 Apr 2011

OMEGA has been selected by the Illinois Department of Transportation to provide construction engineering services for the reconstruction of US 34 from Big Rock Creek to Eldamain Road in Plano, Illinois. This two year project is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2011.

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