Active Projects

RETAIL CONCOURSE CEILING PROJECT

Since April 2016, seismic steel reinforcement and plaster restoration work has been underway on the Retail Concourse barrel-vaulted ceiling. The Retail Concourse ceiling also experienced damage during the 2011 earthquake and this work addresses the damages and strengthens the ceiling. A custom-designed, suspended rig was installed on the east end of the Retail Concourse and […]

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THE STATION EXPANSION PROJECT

USRC is one of the partners involved in the plans for Union Station’s 2nd Century. USRC is working closely with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Amtrak, and Akridge to implement the long-term development plans for Union Station and the surrounding area. The Station Expansion Project, led by consulting architecture firm Beyer Blinder Belle, consists of […]

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H STREET BRIDGE PROJECT

Amtrak’s rail reconfiguration plans, in coordination with the Station Expansion Project, will serve as the basis for the District Department of Transportation to design and construct the new H Street Bridge piers and profile. This sharing of information and coordinated effort has been ongoing since 2013. The bridge will need to meet the demands of […]

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AMTRAK CONCOURSE MODERNIZATION AND RELATED IMPROVEMENTS

The Concourse Modernization Project is led by Amtrak with architecture firms KGP Design Studio, Grimshaw Architects, and ARUP providing design services. The Concourse Modernization Project will enhance passenger comfort and accessibility, while enlivening the space with new architectural finishes and natural light. As part of the project, the Claytor Concourse, Union Station’s intercity and commuter […]

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