Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Track Work This Weekend Triggers "Noise Alert"

The Red/Purple Line Modernization project will be working on the tracks between Lawrence and Thorndale this weekend.
  • Dates: Friday, May 22 to Tuesday, May 26, 2020
  • Location: Red and Purple Lines – CTA southbound tracks from Lawrence Station to Thorndale Station
  • Work Hours: 10pm Friday to 4am Tuesday (Continuous around-the-clock work)
  • Work Activity: Contact Rail Replacement
Local Impact:
  • A crane will be staged in the parking lot at 1130 W. Lawrence.
  • There will be noise while work is being performed. Noise will include:
  • General construction noise
  • Use of pneumatic tools
  • Metal on metal material handling
  • Noise from rail equipment, crane and maintenance equipment 
  • Beeping for backup alarms on maintenance equipment and vehicles
  • Flagging horns
  • This is rolling construction work. No singular location outside of the area where the crane is staged will have constant noise while the work activity is taking place. 

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