Lincoln-Ashland-Belmont Section 2 Improvements

Lincoln Avenue from Wellington Avenue to Melrose Street

Ashland Avenue from Barry Avenue to School Street

Belmont Avenue from Ashland Avenue to Southport Avenue

Project Description:

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), in coordination with the offices of Alderman Tunney, Alderman Waguespack and Alderman Martin are pleased to announce the start of the construction of the second section of the Lincoln-Ashland-Belmont improvements.

Beginning in Spring 2022, Lincoln, Ashland, and Belmont Avenues will be improved as the City renovates the streets with infrastructure improvements and streetscape elements. The project will consist of numerous improvements, including full-width resurfacing, widened sidewalks, new lighting and traffic signals, new crosswalks, street trees, landscaping, community identifiers and other pedestrian amenities.  The Lincoln-Ashland-Belmont intersection will be reconfigured to improve traffic and pedestrian safety.  The improvements will also include an improved plaza space at the northwest corner of the intersection.


  • Construction Contract Bid Opening – November 8, 2021
  • Construction Start – May 2022
  • Construction Completion – Anticipated Summer 2023

Public Outreach:

Construction Meetings will be held weekly. This will be a hybrid in person/ remote access meeting. The public is welcome to attend to ask questions, discuss concerns and find out what is happening next! The meeting will Thursdays at 9:00 AM. This will be held at the field office 2936 N Southport #206 and can be called in remotely at 1-872-239-6022  623808020#.

Comments - Fullerton Avenue from Narragansett Avenue to Lockwood Avenue