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News from the 48th Ward: Street Closures and Construction Update

July 18, 2012

Dear Neighbor, 


This week and in the near future, we have a number of construction projects taking place throughout the ward. This construction will result in some street closures and parking restrictions.  Please read below for a summary of street closures and upcoming construction work. If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact my office at (773) 784-5277 or Harry@48thward.org

Sincerely,
Harry Osterman
Alderman, 48th Ward


CTA Work on Thorndale 

In preparation for the "Red Ahead" project beginning at Thorndale on August 17, 2012, the CTA will be working on the Thorndale viaduct and tracks and will need to close the street:
  • Thursday, July 19 at 8:00 am to Monday, July 23 at 12:00 pm from Winthrop to Broadway for both eastbound and westbound traffic
  • Thursday, July 26 at 8:00 am to Monday, July 30 at 12:00 pm from Winthrop to Broadway for both eastbound and westbound traffic
CTA will not allow thru traffic during these times but the Thorndale Station will remain open to riders and the sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian access.
CTA Work on Berwyn

In preparation for the "Red Ahead" project beginning at Berweyn on October 5, 2012, the CTA will be working on the Berwyn viaduct and tracks and will need to close the street:
  • Friday, July 20 at 6:00 pm to Sunday, July 22 at 6:00 am from Winthrop to Broadway for both eastbound and westbound traffic
  • Saturday, July 28 at 6:00 am to Sunday July 29 at 12:00 pm from Winthrop to Broadway for both eastbound and westbound traffic
CTA will not allow thru traffic during these times but the Berwyn Station will remain open to riders and the sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian access.
CTA Work on Argyle

In preparation for the "Red Ahead" project beginning on August 24, 2012, the CTA will be working on the Argyle viaduct and tracks and will need to close the street: 
  • Thursday, July 19 at 8:00 am to Monday, July 23 at 12:00 pm from Winthrop to Broadway for both eastbound and westbound traffic
  • Thursday, July 26 at 8:00 am to Monday, July 30 at 12:00 pm from Winthrop to Broadway for both eastbound and westbound traffic
CTA will not allow thru traffic during these times but the Argyle Station will remain open to riders and the sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian access.

Please join me for an informational meeting for business owners about the CTA project on Argyle Street on Thursday, July 19 at 3:00 pm at Hon Kee Restaurant at 1064 W Argyle Street. If you own a business on Berwyn or Thorndale, please feel free to join this meeting as well.


Street Resurfacing

In conjunction with the Chicago Department of Transportation, a number of streets in our ward will be resurfaced. Here is a list of the streets scheduled to be resurfaced starting in the next week. Please be aware that parking restrictions  will go into effect on these streets once resurfacing begins.
  • Hood Ave from Greenview Ave to Clark St 
  • Glenlake Ave from Winthrop Ave to the CTA viaduct 
  • Winthrop Ave from Ardmore Ave to Hollywood Ave 
  • Bryn Mawr Ave from Lake Shore Dr  to Sheridan Rd (street adjacent to 5555 N Sheridan)
  • Lakewood Ave from Balmoral Ave to Bryn Mawr Ave 
  • Wayne Ave from Foster Ave to Balmoral Ave
  • McCutcheon Tr from Ainslie St to Margate Tr 
  • Ainslie St from Marine Dr to McCutcheon Tr 
  • Gunnison St from Marine Dr to Sheridan Rd 
Please don't hesitate to contact my office with any questions at (773) 784-5277 or at Harry@48thward.org
Copyright © 2012 Harry Osterman - 48th Ward Alderman, All rights reserved.