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87th Street & CSXGrade Separation

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North Limit W 86th Pl.
South Limit 88th St.
East Limit S Western Ave.
West Limit S Rockwell St.
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Daily Trains Affected

41 freight trains

Communities Benefited:

  • Chicago – Ashburn Community Area


Daily, 27,200 vehicles and 190 CTA buses (#87) pass through the crossing. Over 3,000 vehicles are delayed at this location daily, yielding nearly 41,000 annual motorist hours of delay that would be alleviated by this project. This project will reduce roadway congestion and improve safety at this location.

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Scope of Work

The project will consider eliminating the at-grade crossing of 87th Street by two CSX tracks. This will be accomplished by creating either an overpass or underpass for vehicles using 87th Street at this location.

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.