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Grade Separations
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Central Avenue & Indiana Harbor Belt Grade Separation

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Location

North Limit 107th St.
South Limit Pleasant Blvd.
East Limit S Washington St.
West Limit Parkside Ave.
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Daily Trains Affected

80 freight trains

Communities Benefited:

  • Chicago Ridge and Oak Lawn

Benefits

Daily, 19,400 vehicles pass through this crossing. This project will reduce roadway congestion and improve safety at this location. The grade crossing separation will eliminate delay to nearly 2,450 vehicles daily, resulting in alleviation of almost 18,700 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 of Central Avenue at the two IHB tracks. This will be accomplished by creating either an overpass or underpass for vehicles 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.