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Traction power upgrades to improve service and reliability. Installation of new water management systems and repairs to ensure dry and clean subway stations. Upgrade of wireless infrastructure in the subway tunnels to provide customers and workers with faster and more reliable voice, data and web service in the subway.
Existing infrastructure was built in and is inadequate and outdated. These improvements are intended to provide faster, more comfortable and more reliable commutes for the more than 80, customers who each weekday use stations along the branch, which had 25 million rides in Weekday ridership grew 25 percent over the previous five years sinceand 33 percent over the previous 10 years, outpacing the growth of the rail system as a whole.
Funding for Your New Blue is expected to come from local, state and federal sources. On February 5,Mayor Emanuel and U. TIFIA provides credit assistance for qualified infrastructure projects, and is designed to fill market gaps and leverage other investment by providing capital.
In addition to replacing deteriorated wooden rail ties along the elevated structure, project work will also entail the replacement of tie plates, fasteners and footwalks.
Before the work, Blue Line trains operating on the Milwaukee Elevated incurred speed restrictions ranging from 35 mph to 15 mph -- rather than the full 55mph they would be able to travel on most portions if track conditions permitted it -- as a precautionary measure following track inspections that found that the wooden rail ties were in poor condition and in need of replacement.
There were three types of "linecut" closures: The shuttles operated continuously, hours per day during these partial closures. Funding for this project is a combination of sources, but is primarily funded with grants from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the TIGER III program Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recoverywhich is a federal grant program designed to improve transportation infrastructure.
Nielsen and Associates, LLC was awarded the station rehabilitation contract following a competitive procurement process. Work at Damen and California included renovation station houses, with restoration of the historic elements of the buildings, tuck-pointing, and replacement of windows and doors, rehabilitation of the platforms including the historic canopies and railing sections, and other improvements such as painting, sidewalk repairs, new lighting, signage and platform furniture, security cameras, PA systems and digital signs.
In this project, neither California nor Damen got elevators to make them accessible for riders with disabilities. The CTA said its broader, long-range goal is to have all stations accessible with elevators, but the aim of the specific California and Damen station projects in the Your New Blue program was to extend the life of the stations.
The scope of work at Damen and California required temporary closure of each station, with California closed September 4 to October 16,and Damen closed between October 20 and December 22, At Western, which was renovated more recentlywork was more modest -- upgrade of the existing station house entrance plaza, installation of secure bike storage, upgrade of the existing station house entrance with the installation of new canopy over the sidewalk incorporating LED lighting to highlight the historic station facade, and replacement of existing metal roofing, handrails and guardrails on the north and south stairs.
Work at Western did not require closure of the station. The scope of these improvements included repairs to damaged concrete on the station platforms, replacement of existing deteriorated canopy skylights along the platforms, and modest renewal of the station house and platform areas including lighting, painting, and refurbishment of the platform furniture such as windbreaks, benches, and trash cans.
Harlem and Cumberland received repairs to station house curtain walls, which had deteriorated in some areas.
Addison received a new elevator to make the station ADA-accessible. Addison station was chosen to receive the accessibility improvements predominantly because of input from the accessibility community.
All station project work will be substantially completed by fall All stations will remain open during the construction period, except for a small number of weekend-only closures at Addison and Montrose.
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The s were a decade of revolution and change in politics, music and society around the world.
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