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The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program partners and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) completed a combined Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (75th St. CIP).

Now that funding has been secured for the 75th St. CIP’s final design and partial construction, the CREATE partners have established a tentative schedule.  Final design is scheduled to start in 2019 and continue through 2021. Temporary construction related to Forest Hill Flyover will begin in 2020. Construction of the Forest Hill Flyover and 71st St. road/rail at-grade separation will begin in 2022. In addition to these projects, design of viaduct and community mobility improvements will begin in 2019, and construction of these improvements linked with the Forest Hill Flyover and 71st St. road/rail at-grade separation will begin in 2021. Public involvement will occur throughout the design and construction process.

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