CHICAGO (WLS) -- Recently, Ardmore Roderick has been behind big construction projects at O'Hare, on the Red and Purple lines of the CTA and the Illinois Tollway.
The firm is part of ABC 7 Chicago's Black Owned series.
Rashod Johnson, Ardmore Roderick's president and CEO, joined ABC 7 Chicago live Wednesday.
The civil engineering firm does "all things infrastructure," Johnson said.
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He said he's proudest of the O'Hare and CTA Red and Purple Modernization Program projects.
The firm is 60% diverse, which is uncommon in engineering, according to Johnson.
He said schools getting children of color interested in STEM at a young age is a good way to increase diversity in the fields.
Chicago West Loop engineering firm 60% diverse, working on CTA, O'Hare projects
Firm working on O'Hare, Illinois Tollway projects
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