Category: Transit

Fifth Avenue Rail Crossing Closed For Construction For 16 Weeks

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

The 5th Avenue rail crossing in Maywood was scheduled to close on April 15 in order for crews to install a “third rail line, new station platforms that configure with the new track, as well as perform utility and grading work,” Union Pacific officials announced in a recent statement.

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Pace Wraps Up ‘Pulse’ Route Study For Harlem Avenue

Monday, January 21, 2019 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark | @maywoodnews

Featured image: A conceptualization of a modernized bus stop that could be the result of Pace’s Pulse program. | Courtesy Pace

A high-tech, rapid transit bus route from Elmwood Park to Bridgeview along Harlem Avenue is one step closer to reality with the recent completion of Pace Suburban Bus and the Regional Transportation Authority’s Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Study.

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19th Avenue Rail Crossing To Close Oct. 8

Thursday, October 4, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The 19th Avenue railroad crossing. | Google Maps 

The rail crossing located at 19th Avenue and Main Street, which divides Maywood and Melrose Park, will be closed on Oct. 8 in order to allow crews to install a third rail line and to perform utility and grading work, according to a statement released by Union Pacific Railroad.

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