10 of 30 Invest in Cook projects awarded in the south suburbs
Cook County will fund $7.2 million for the transportation-related projects, which span 42 municipalities, including the City of Chicago. The selected projects include transit improvements, cycling and pedestrian enhancements, traditional roadway repair and freight enhancements. Cook County has committed a total of $8.5 million for Invest in Cook. Additional projects will be selected and announced at a later date.
The County’s investment of $7.2 million leverages an additional $7.6 million in federal, state and local funds. The commitment of County transportation resources will enable $14.8 million in project activity across all phases to get underway in the coming year. Read more about the program here.
South suburban projects include:
The Blue Island Yard Joint Rail Intermodal Facility: Division Street
135th Street Resurfacing in Crestwood
Connecting Pedestrians to Pace in Lansing
Renovation of the 147th Street (Sibley Blvd.) Metra Electric Station in Harvey
South Halsted Bus Corridor Enhancement Project: Environmental Analysis and Advanced Design
Poplar Avenue Bike Trail Extension in Richton Park
135th Street Resurfacing in Robbins
223rd Street and Cornell Avenue Street Rehabilitation in Sauk Village
Freight Planning for the Dolton and Riverdale Gateway
Union Avenue Road Diet, Bike Lane and Sidewalk Infill Project in Steger