Category: Construction

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Legion Park, Chicago River Restoration

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Tree removal continues construction phase of North Branch Chicago River Habitat Restoration Project via US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District Tree removal at Legion Park began on Jan 2, 2020, and continues the construction phase of the North Branch Chicago River Habitat Restoration Project. The contract option was awarded to Industria, Inc. of Des […]

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2019 Menu Program End-of-Year Summary

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Dear Neighbors, Every year, City of Chicago Wards receive approximately $1.3 million in discretionary infrastructure funding from the Dept. of Transportation, known as the “menu money” program. This year’s menu money authorizations for the 40th Ward are a combination of projects already requested by previous Ald. Patrick O’Connor and requests from the current Ward office […]

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Demolition and Construction at 5035 N Lincoln Ave (former Boomers site)

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Dear Neighbors, Permitted demolition is expected to begin this week at 5035 N Lincoln Ave., formerly the site of the Boomers restaurant and various other commercial properties. The zoning change that was approved under the previous administration in October 2018 was a Type 1 zoning change, which ties the property to the specific building plans […]

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Public Meeting with Dept. Water Management: Update for Bell/Ainslie/Leavitt/Argyle Project

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Alderman Vasquez has requested that Department of Water Management staff and their contractors be present in the 40th Ward to address delays and disruptions in water main Project #1601091, located roughly in the area bounded by Bell/Argyle/Leavitt/Ainslie. Conflicting updates, missed deadlines, and prolonged work stoppages have seriously affected quality of life in the area. Ald. […]

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Update for DWM work on 2400 Block of W Gunnison

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Notice for neighbors on 2400 blk of West Gunnison: Engineers have notified our office that the 8″ main connected to the valve is leaking 20′ west of the repair made Friday. The city has been contacted and will likely have to turn off the water today for repairs. If you have any questions, contact my […]

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Public Meeting: Traffic Pattern Request at Clark/Glenlake

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Dear Neighbors, Our Ward office has received a proposal to repurpose the unused building at 1616 W Glenlake as a low-impact medical facility with onsite parking. This would be a by-right use, and does not require a zoning change; however, as part of the redesign, the site owners have proposed changing traffic flow from one-way […]