Lawrence Avenue, Western Avenue to the Chicago River Streetscape


Construction is underway!

Click here to download a PDF of the Construction Flyer for more information.

Weekly project updates are posted on the 40th Ward’s project page

Weekly project meetings are held every Thursday at 9:30 am via Teams. Click here to join.

Project Description
The second phase of the Lawrence Avenue streetscape project will extend the streetscape from Western to the Chicago River and will build upon the success of the first section of the Lawrence Avenue streetscape.  Construction has begun and is anticipated to be completed in the summer of 2024.

This project aims to improve safety for all users, upgrade aging infrastructure, create a livable street, increase walkability, and support economic development.


Previous Public Outreach

Virtual Community Meeting on September 29, 2020:

A recording of the virtual meeting is linked below:

Click here for a pdf version of the meeting presentation

Click here to view a PDF with answers to community questions from the meeting

Community Meeting on February 13, 2019:

Click here for a pdf version of the meeting presentation

Comments - Wade Van Nortwick