Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

E VANSTON S LOW Z ONE R EMEDIATION CTA Track Maintenance April 22, 2013.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "E VANSTON S LOW Z ONE R EMEDIATION CTA Track Maintenance April 22, 2013."— Presentation transcript:

1 E VANSTON S LOW Z ONE R EMEDIATION CTA Track Maintenance April 22, 2013

2 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T ODAY ’ S P RESENTATION Background Project Scope and Benefits What to Expect Tentative Project Schedule Track Renewal Process Efforts to Lessen Community Impact

3 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only B ACKGROUND Originally constructed in 1908-12 Track last renewed in 1976 Typical useful life of 25 years Currently over 6,700 feet (16%) of track-related slow zones

4 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only P ROJECT S COPE & B ENEFITS Goal to mitigate slow zones until a major renewal is funded Selective track & spot tie renewal Project Duration: 7 Months Work will occur under single tracks on nights and weekends Over 6000 ties replaced Customers will experience a smoother, faster ride

5 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only P ROJECT S COPE & B ENEFITS

6 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only W HAT TO E XPECT Sunday through Thursday night work occurring between 9PM and 4:30AM Weekend daytime work between 7AM and 7PM Noise as work occurs Work zone lighting Minor delays to service and boarding changes during single track operation Regular track maintenance will continue weekdays 9AM – 2:30PM

7 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T ENTATIVE P ROJECT S CHEDULE Phase Affected Wards Track Footage Track Slow Zone MayJunJulAugSepOctNov Mulford St. to South Blvd. 3, 8, 9 700 ft South Blvd. to Lee St. 3, 4, 9 3700 ft2875 ft Lee St. to Church St. 2, 3, 4 5200 ft2732 ft Church St. to Milburn St. 1, 2, 5, 7 4100 ft821 ft Milburn St. to Isabella St. 7 3300 ft1454 ft Isabella St. to Linden 7 500 ft Construction Notices will be distributed to adjacent properties before work begins in each area.

8 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T RACK R ENEWAL P ROCESS Tie handler distributes new ties cleans up old ties

9 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T RACK R ENEWAL P ROCESS Tie inserter Removes old ties Inserts new ties

10 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T RACK R ENEWAL P ROCESS Production Spiker Drives spikes into ties

11 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T RACK R ENEWAL P ROCESS Ballast cars Drops new stone ballast to fill in the track

12 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T RACK R ENEWAL P ROCESS Ballast Regulator Distributes and shapes new stone ballast

13 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only T RACK R ENEWAL P ROCESS Production Tamper Sets track alignment Tamps (compacts) stone ballast Creates a solid, smooth ride

14 DRAFT Presentation: For Internal Use Only E FFORTS TO L ESSEN C OMMUNITY I MPACT Pre-construction coordination meetings with Evanston city officials Biggest, most disruptive work will occur in spring and fall Structured work shift so that loudest work occurs before midnight Biggest production will occur on weekends during the day Presentation to City Council members outlining project scope and schedule Distribution of construction activity notices prior to beginning work in a given area CTA Contact: Ryan Mouw, rmouw@transitchicago.com


Download ppt "E VANSTON S LOW Z ONE R EMEDIATION CTA Track Maintenance April 22, 2013."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google