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As CTA’s largest transit investment, the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project modernizes our public transportation system to strengthen communities, serve riders and stimulate inclusive economic growth.
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Track tamping at CTA elevated track between W Ardmore to W Thorndale with work hours 7am-5pm on June 10.
W Ardmore between CTA tracks and N Winthrop will be closed 7am Friday, June 9 to 7am Monday, June 12 and 7am Friday, June 16 and 7am Monday, June 19 for material deliveries.
Overnight weekend work 10pm Friday, June 9 to 4am Monday, June 12 and 10 pm Friday, June 16 to 4am Monday, June 19 for signal equipment installation.
Overnight weekend work on N Glenwood from W Estes north approximately 100ft thru June 20 for equipment mobilization, material deliveries and crane lifts.
Evening and overnight work behind CTA elevated structure from W Leland to W Ardmore with work hours 3:30pm-8am weekdays and Saturdays thru June 15 for rail grinding and testing.
The sidewalk on the north side of W Catalpa between CTA tracks and the east alley will be closed 24/7 thru June 8 for Bryn Mawr temporary station construction and sidewalk restoration.
The parking lane and sidewalk on the south side of W Cornelia within the work zone will be closed continuously (24/7) until the work activity is completed with work hours 7am-7pm thru July 17.
The alley will be closed to through traffic at all times with work hours 7am-7pm weekdays with potential weekend work thru July 28 for track structure and foundation rehabilitation.
Traffic lane, parking lane and sidewalk impacts at the northeast and southeast corners of W Roscoe and N Sheffield intersection with work hours 7am-7pm thru June 17 for track structure rehabilitation.
Overnight work at CTA elevated structure between W Leland and W Balmoral with work hours 10pm-7am thru June 3 for track destressing.
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As RPM Phase One continues construction, CTA is moving ahead on the multi-year process to initiate the next phase of the RPM program. The RPM Next Phases Planning Study is the first step of the planning process that will set goals and objectives, engage the public, identify potential projects, and evaluate alternatives and phasing.
RPM is part of Red Ahead, a comprehensive initiative for maintaining, modernizing, and expanding Chicago’s most-traveled rail line.
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