O’Hare Modernization: Terminal 5 Restaurants

Location: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

Architect: Chipman Design

OHARE 4As sub consultant to Chipman Design Architects, CCJM provided full engineering services for the design of new restaurants in the food court of Terminal 5 at O’Hare.

In an effort to revitalize and enhance the experience of their passengers and customers, O’Hare embarked on ambitious project of extensively remodeling and reconfiguring the retail spaces and restaurants of Terminal 5. CCJM played a pivotal role in this process by providing Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection engineering services for these diverse projects.

The scope of the project included the review and evaluation of the existing building systems and making upgrades to satisfy the new demands. CCJM worked closely with the project architect and owner to design cost effective and energy efficient solutions. Structural engineer scope included the evaluation of the existing roof structure for new mechanical equipment loading, design of a new overhead structural steel bar structure and the design of cantilevered glass and steel partition walls.