Public Hearing Set for Washington / Wabash Loop Elevated Station Project

February 27, 2014

Washington/Wabash CTA Station

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a public hearing to provide an update and obtain public comment on the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Washington / Wabash Loop Elevated Station Project.

As part of this process, public feedback is required and desired on certain topics within the EA document.

The EA documents may be viewed online here.

Paper copies are available to review at Harold Washington Public Library Center, Municipal Reference Collection (400 S. State Street 5th Floor, Chicago IL 60605).

This project includes the consolidation of two closely spaced existing Loop Elevated Stations at Madison/Wabash and Randolph/Wabash into one single station at Washington/Wabash that will be accessible to people with disabilities.

The new station will have updated platforms, a new mezzanine and feature several modern amenities including elevators, an escalator, real time train arrival information, and security monitoring equipment.

The public hearing will be held:

Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time: 5pm to 7pm CST

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St., 5th Floor (Millennium Park Room) Chicago, IL 60602

The facility is accessible to people with disabilities. Accessible entrance located on Randolph Street between Michigan and Wabash Avenues.

Written comments on the EA must be received by the Chicago Department of Transportation by 5pm CST, Friday, April 4, 2014.

Comments may be submitted to the Chicago Department of Transportation via email at: WashingtonWabashEA@cityofchicago.org or in writing to the following address: Public Information Officer, Chicago Department of Transportation, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60602.