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This project will provide for improvements at the Green Line Harlem Rail Shop and Blue Line Des Plaines Rail Shop, and 77th Bus Garage. The roofing component will replace existing roofs at Harlem and Des Plaines Shops. Washer upgrades will be at 77th Garage with existing bus washer replacements and at Harlem Shop with a new exterior rail car washer.

Service Board:Chicago Transit Authority
Program Category:Support Facilities & Equipment
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Construction work on rail shop roofs at both Harlem and Des Plaines Shops is complete. Design is on‐going for the rail car washer replacement at Harlem shop. The 90% milestone was completed in October 2019 and next design milestone of 100% is anticipated to be reached in January 2020. The project will go out to bid once the 100% milestone is met with interagency coordination underway. This will allow for the design documents to be advanced and construction phase permit applications to be submitted. Construction will be completed with other funding sources.
Information Updated:January 2020
Related Transit Assets
CTA Facilities:77th St Garage
Des Plaines Yard
Harlem Yard
Related Jurisdictions
All jurisdictions are related to this project.
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