Structural upgrades, however, are not on the way.
Michael Verseckes, spokesman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, said despite a few changes as part of the Casey project, the station is not going to get a major overhaul.
“It’s not in sore need of it,” he said. “If there was a real pressing need to reconfigure the whole station the two projects would have been lumped together.”
A downed Amtrak wire at the station caused delays throughout regional transit Jan. 7 during the morning and afternoon commutes.
In December, Universal Hub reported that an upper busway pole had been defaced with Twitter handles written in marker and pen.
The entire bus canopy will be demolished and rebuilt, there will be three bus lanes and parking will be built out from its current location as part of Casey.
The station was opened in 1909 and served as a hub for the original elevated train, but was rebuilt in 1987 when the el was demolished.
Verseckes said though the Casey Overpass is beyond repair, by comparison, Forest Hills Station is not.
“The Casey Overpass is at an advanced state of deterioration,” he said. “On a scale of 1 to 10, that being a 1, Forest Hills is on the other end of that scale, though maybe not a 10.”