48th Ward Construction Update – June 7, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browser 48th WARD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – June 7, 2021Click here to view a list of expected menu-funded infrastructure improvements coming this year. As we receive dates and work schedules for these projects, we will do our best to notify neighbors in advance via flyers, block clubs, and our Monday Construction Update Newsletter.

Upcoming Work in the Ward:

Fiber Optic Conduit
Beginning Tuesday, 6/8, Netsync will begin trench cutting for the installation of fiber optic conduit.Work will begin at the intersection of N Broadway and W Berwyn Ave, and will continue along the following route:W Berwyn Ave to the alley just east of N Broadway, alley trenching from W Berwyn Ave to W Winona Ave, trenching on W Winona Ave going west to N Broadway.
CTA Red Purple Modernization Project Updates

Starting today crews will close Ainslie between Winthrop and the CTA Viaduct. This stretch will close down from June 7th to Jun e18th. Unless there is dangerous construction activity on the street, at least one sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians with flagger assistance when needed.

Additional current and upcoming impacts related to the RPM Project:
5/24-12/31Extended Closure – W. Ardmore Ave between CTA tracks and N. Winthrop Ave
6/1-6/8:Historic Column Removal – W. Argyle Street underneath the CTA tracks
6/1-8/27Daily Alley Closures – Alley behind 5700-5826 N. Winthrop Ave
6/7-6/1124/7 Street Closure – W. Balmoral Ave between CTA tracks and N. Winthrop Ave
6/7-6/1824/7 street closure – W. Ainslie St. between the CTA tracks and N. Winthrop Ave.
6/7-8/27: Daily Alley Closures – The alley behind 5500 – 5658 N. Winthrop Avenue

See below for resources on getting connected to receive construction alerts, view archived footage of community meetings, and other information about this once-in-a-lifetime project for our community:Sign up for RPM construction alertsFollow CTA RPM on TwitterFacebook, and InstagramBookmark this link to an interactive map that shows street/alley closures & CTA service impactsCheck out recordings from last week’s Station-by-Station meetingsVisit transitchicago.com/rpm for comprehensive information about the projectCheck out the Open for Business microsite to see how you can support impacted businesses
Sincerely,Harry Osterman
Alderman, 48th Ward
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