The sound of trains traveling through downtown Reno has been a staple since 1868. The traffic and safety issues of the downtown train tracks cutting through the city has been studied and reviewed since 1942, with numerous reports indicating that lowering the tracks would have significant benefits. In 2002 the ReTRAC project partnering chart was signed and the start of construction to lower the train tracks began. Tobey-Wade Consulting, which was acquired by Lumos & Associates in 2017, worked on this historic $170 million project. Providing the complete structural of the Amtrack Station and the pump station and provided support for the trench wall designs. The lowering of the train tracks in downtown Reno represented the beginning of the economic revitalization of the downtown. The project was completed on time and within budget.