All Stations Accessibility Program - Oak Park, Ridgeland, Partial Construction - Lake Green Line
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Partial Construction funds will provide for the Oak Park & Ridgeland Stations on the Green Line.
The Oak Park proposed scope of work for this station includes: Add a ramp between street level and the stationhouse; Remove the escalator from the stationhouse to the platform in addition to repositioning one set of stairs to allow wheelchair passing space and turning at platform level; Position the elevator connecting the stationhouse and platform between the two sets of stairs; and reopen the stairs and Euclid Ave. stationhouse at the east end of the platform to provide an additional exit through the existing corridor underneath the inbound tracks.
The Ridgeland Green proposed scope of work for this station includes: Complete renovation and expansion of the Ridgeland Ave stationhouse to include an ADA compliant ramp between street-level and stationhouse; addition of an elevator from the stationhouse to the platform; Extension of the platform to the west to accommodate the new elevator; Extension of the platform to the east to accommodate a new platform exit stair; and provide a new exit stair and bridge over the inbound tracks to allow additional exiting at the east end of the platform.