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3rd Ward Resurfacing Project Notice: S. State St. (35th St. to 31st St.)

3rd Ward Resurfacing Project Notice: S. State St.

CDOT would like to inform you of an upcoming resurfacing project on S. State St. from E./W. 35th St. to E./W. 31st St. This street is part of the Chicago Department of Transportation's Arterial Street Resurfacing - STP South Area Project, in the 3rd Ward.

Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, October 14, 2019 pending clearance from and coordination with existing utilities and weather permitting. MAT Construction is the general contractor for this project with Ardmore Roderick providing Resident Engineering services for the Chicago Department of Transportation.

The work will include ADA sidewalk improvements, curb and gutter removal and replacement, milling the existing asphalt pavement, asphalt paving, landscaping and striping.

During construction, temporary "No Parking" signs will be periodically installed as required for each activity listed above. These temporary signs will restrict parking during working hours, while adhering to rush hour restrictions, for the completion of the work. All work on this corridor is scheduled to be completed by December 31, 2019.


1:00pm to 3:00pm

10 West 35th Street, Tower Auditorium

Dec 14
11:00am to 4:00pm

IIT Tower Auditorium, 10 W. 35th Street

Mar 21