Forest Park: Phase 1 - Advance Utility

Back to Regional Capital ProgramView Regional Capital Projects Dashboard

Forest Park: Phase 1 - Advance Utility

Asset Category
Track & Structure
2023 Funding
2024-2027 Funding

Project Map More info

Project Description

The CTA's Forest Park Blue Line Upgrades Project is the first of four phases of the Forest Park Branch.
This project will provide for new trackwork from Halsted to IMD, an accessible station at Racine,
advanced utility work, and a new substation and traction power equipment upgrades at Hermitage. This
work will enhance service quality via speed, reliability, and comfort, and improve operational efficiency on
the Forest Park Branch of CTA's rapid transit Blue Line service.