IL Route 19 (Irving Park Rd) At York Road

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Grade Separation (GS-16) Project
Project Location - Bensenville
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Project Scope
 New Two-Span Railroad Bridge
 Retaining Walls
 Culvert Work
 Intersection Reconstruction/Widening
 Drainage
 Lighting
 Traffic Signal Modernization
 Landscaping
Letting Schedule
 Advance embankment contract let in June
2011 – awarded Nov 2012
 Estimated to begin Late Spring 2013
 Bridge contract let January 18, 2013
 Estimated to begin Late Spring 2013
 Completion date August 29, 2014
 Intersection Improvement contract targeted to
be let summer 2013
MOT
 Temporary traffic signals/poles
 Temporary pavement along north and
south side of IL 19
 Build bridge abutments and pier
 Temporary night time road closures along
IL 19 during CPR bridge girder erection
MOT
 Posting of 12’-6” vertical clearance under
CPR bridge once beams are placed
 Implement truck detour
 Remove abandoned CPR grade crossing
in stages
 Lower IL 19 profile
 Speed limit reduced to 25 mph during
construction for safety
Truck Detour
 Required when underclearance < 14’-9”
 Goes into effect about 12 months into
Construction
 Early Spring 2014
Truck Detour
 Fully implemented when first beam is
erected
 Removed once at grade crossing is removed
and profile is lowered
 EB Truck Detour
 Estimated 4 months
 WB Truck Detour
 1 additional month
 Profile to be lowered in stages
Truck Detour Around O’Hare
TT
Irving Park Road
Mannheim Rd
York Rd
Touhy Ave
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Short Term Truck Detour
 Necessary during the intersection
improvement contract
 Needed in two sub stages
 1 week duration each
 Limited turning movement due to work area
 WB IL 19 to NB York Road
 NB York Road to EB IL 19
 Will be needed late summer/early fall 2015
Work Beyond Bridge Construction
 Reconstruct/widen intersection
 Drainage
 Modernize traffic signals
 Intersection lighting
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