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Harper Avenue Street Improvements Traffic Alert

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

News for April 2013

Construction crews started work on a new CDOT Street Improvement Project
on Harper Avenue, from 52nd Street to 53rd Street. Harper Avenue will be closed
to vehicular traffic for a period of approximately 45 calendar days. Pedestrian access
will be provided to the surrounding businesses at all times. 

Property owners are not assessed for these improvements. This project is funded
entirely by the City. Traffic Impacts * Temporary " No Parking" signs will let you
know when to move your vehicle. * 

Harper Avenue is expected to be closed for approximately 45 days.

Overall Project Highlights
* Full reconstruction of the roadway pavement consisting of six-inch stone sub-base,
nine-inch concrete base course and three inch asphalt overlay.
*The installation of new curb and gutter and ADA accessibility ramps.
*The installation of new storm water catch basins to improve drainage.
*The removal and replacement of existing driveway aprons and alley returns.
*The installation of new residential street lighting.
*All parkways are regraded and sodded.

Trees are planted at locations recommended by the City's Department of Streets
and Sanitation/Bureau of Forestry. If you have questions or concerns, please contact
the Resident Engineer, Taha Abdullah, at (773) 410-6652.