The new CTA viaducts are coming! Starting this weekend, the Greenleaf Viaduct will be replaced with work beginning on Friday and concluding on Monday. The public is welcome to view Greenleaf bridge replacement work safely from the sidewalk to the south side of Greenleaf near the Autobarn Pre-driven lot. More information below on street closures and CTA Purple Line shut downs.

The new viaduct will tentatively be put into place sometime in the mid-afternoon on Saturday, June 9 between 4 -7:00 p.m., which will represent the best viewing opportunity if you wish to venture down to the site. Additionally, the Autobarn graciously agreed to host a City of Evanston camera in one of its buildings. This will allow residents who prefer to watch the project commence from the comfort of their own computer. Residents can access the video feed by going to sometime early on Friday.

General Timeline

Friday, June 8

5:00 AM No Parking begins on Chicago Ave. North of Greenleaf St. for 200 feet

12:00 PM Greenleaf Street East of Chicago Ave closes until completion of new bridge

8:30 PM Purple Line Tracks shuts down from Howard to Davis, CTA Buses will service this section of CTA Line