71st Street, South Shore to Jeffrey

Existing (top) and proposed (bottom) roadway cross sections

Project Description
Section I Parkway Improvements including updated lighting, new sidewalks, curb and cutter, ADA ramps, trees/tree grates, hanging baskets, permeable pavers in parkway, and community identifiers.

Section II includes resurfacing, the addition of a buffered bike lane, upgraded crosswalks and decorative fence along the Metra railroad tracks that down run down the middle of 71st Street.

Status
Section I: Complete
Section II: Design complete.  Construction anticipated in 2021.

Public Outreach
71st Street Press Release 8-29-2013
71st Community Meeting 3-26-2019
Survey Results – Preferred fence design

Comments - Alisa Tilson