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Englewood Flyover Dedication Ceremony Video

Englewood Flyover Press Release (PDF)

Illinois Governor Quinn signs legislation that allows the state to borrow $1.6 billion for Illinois construction projects, including CREATE.

Governor Quinn signs bill on July 10, 2012 for funding of Illinois construction projects including multiple CREATE projects.

To see more: Chicago Tribune

CREATE Third Main Line and Signal Upgrades (Alsip and Blue Island) Ribbon Cutting November 7, 2011

Alsip Mayor Patrick Kitching cuts the ribbon on CREATE Project B12, which installed a new CSX third main line track and upgraded signals in Alsip and Blue Island, Illinois (November 7, 2011).

71st Street Grade Crossing Separation Bridgeview

Groundbreaking for Bridgeview Grade Crossing at 71st Street (GS14) was held June 20, 2011. Pictured are:
Mayor David Brady, Bedford Park; Mark Hinsdale, CSX; Jim Root, Indiana Harbor Belt; U.S. Representative Daniel Lipinski (D-IL); Illinois Representative Michael Madigan (D-22); Mayor Steven Landek, Bridgeview

63rd & State Press Conference

Senator Durbin, Congressman Lipinski, Governor Quinn, Mayor Daley and other elected officials joined together to celebrate the award of $133 million in High Speed Rail funding for a rail/rail flyover near 63rd & State.

To see more: 63rd & State (Englewood) Press Conference – March 5, 2010

Project information: Fact Sheet (PDF)

High Speed Rail Announcement

The CREATE Partners announced January 29, 2010 that the CREATE Program will receive $133 million as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for a critical rail/rail flyover near 63rd and State Streets in the Englewood community on the south side of Chicago.

To see more: Photos of High Speed Rail funding announcement – January 29, 2010