Installation underway for new station improvements
Earlier this week we announced a series of customer experience improvements coming to the six stations closed for this summer’s Platform Improvement Project. These new features will improve safety, customer information and convenience, while modernizing the stations.
As you’ll see in today’s construction update, crews have begun installation of the new features, including platform shelters, benches, Passenger Information Displays (PIDS) and new pylons. Take a look at the work underway:
Van Dorn St - framing for new digital Passenger Information Displays (PIDS) screens
Van Dorn St - new shelters, benches and pylons start to take shape on the platform
New slip-resistant tiles will be installed on the platforms and mezzanines at all six stations. At this point in the project, the new tile is being placed on the platforms at Braddock Rd, Eisenhower Ave, King St-Old Town and Van Dorn St stations.
Braddock Rd - slip-resistant tiles and platform shelters are being set
Eisenhower Ave - installation of slip-resistant tiles
Across all the stations, conduit is being installed and wiring run for new fire alarm system, upgraded LED lighting, new security cameras and improved speaker systems.
Eisenhower Ave - wiring complete and ready for installation of brighter, more efficient LED lighting
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