Category: Infrastructure

Tribune Maps Deteriorating Proviso Area Bridges

Friday, February 15, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The bridge at 9th Avenue over I-290 in Maywood. | File

The Chicago Tribune recently reviewed Illinois Department of Transportation data showing that “400 out of 3,460 bridges in the six-county Chicago metro area are considered ‘structurally deficient,’ meaning they are in need of repair or possibly replacement. That’s nearly 12 percent.”

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Red Light Cameras Headed To Broadview

Monday, February 11, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The intersection of 17th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, which could be getting a red light camera. | Google Earth

Red light cameras will likely be in Broadview soon. During a Jan. 22 meeting, the village’s Board of Trustees voted 4-1 in favor of a contract with Chicago-based SafeSpeed, LLC to install the cameras at key intersections throughout the village.

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Broadview Mayor Pushes For State Transportation Bill

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12/12/18

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, right, with Ford Heights Mayor Annie Coulter, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. | Courtesy Mayor Katrina Thompson 

During a Dec. 11 press conference, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to express support for state legislation that would pay for additional infrastructure repairs through an increase in the state’s motor fuel tax. 

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