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This project consists of the installation of fiber optic cable at LaVergne MP 7.1 to Lisle MP 24 and between MP 23.0 and 26.0, including intermediate signals, and at grade crossings between mileposts 14.77 and 16.37 on the BNSF line. The cable will provide signal communication and control system for interlockings and crossings, as well as provide the infrastructure for PTC. The project also includes the installation of Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) mandated constant warning time equipment and signal upgrages.

Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Electrical, Signal, & Communications
Overall Status:Complete
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Insulated joint removal and the Wi-Fi installation at intermediate points were completed in 2017. Final billing remains. This will be the final report on this project.
Information Updated:July 2018
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Counties:Cook, DuPage
Municipalities:Berwyn, Brookfield, Cicero, Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, Hinsdale, La Grange, La Grange Park, Lisle, Lyons, Riverside, Western Springs, Westmont
US Congressional Districts:11 Bill Foster, 3 Dan Lipinski, 4 Chuy Garcia, 5 Mike Quigley, 6 Sean Casten
Illinois Senate Districts:11 Celina Villanueva, 12 Steven M. Landek, 21 Laura Ellman, 24 Suzy Glowiak Hilton, 4 Kimberly A. Lightford, 41 John F. Curran
Illinois House Districts:21 Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., 23 Michael J. Zalewski, 24 Elizabeth Hernandez, 42 Amy Grant, 47 Deanne M. Mazzochi, 48 Terra Costa Howard, 8 La Shawn K. Ford, 81 Anne Stava-Murray, 82 Jim Durkin
County Board Districts:Cook 16, Cook 17, DuPage 2, DuPage 3
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Central, DuPage
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