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Grade Separations
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1st Avenue & Union Pacific Grade Separation

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Location

North Limit Main St.
South Limit Oak St.
East Limit Des Plaines Ave.
West Limit N 2nd Ave.
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Daily Trains Affected

52 freight trains

58 Metra Trains

Communities Benefited:

  • Maywood

Benefits

Daily, 26,800 vehicles pass through the crossing. This project will reduce roadway congestion and improve safety at this location. The grade crossing separation will eliminate delay to over 3,700 vehicles daily, resulting in alleviation of almost 22,500 annual motorist hours of delay. It will also eliminate the potential for collisions between vehicles and trains.

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Scope of Work

The project will consider eliminating the at-grade crossing at 1st Avenue by two Union Pacific tracks. This will be accomplished by creating either an overpass or underpass for vehicles.

Project Status

Phase I Not Started
Phase II Not Started
Phase III Not Started
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Project Location Map

Project outlines and locations shown above are approximations and do not necessarily represent final design and construction limits.