The 606 park and trail system builds on our city’s reputation for innovation and creativity with yet another great Chicago icon. An unused, elevated rail line that once physically separated four neighborhoods will now knit them together, connecting thousands of children and their families, nature, and our community. The 606 brings together elevated trails for bikers and runners, art installations, and landscape design to create an urban oasis and a new way to explore Chicago.

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      April 17, 2014 – Construction Update

      Happening now: The bridge over Ashland removed the weekend of March 28-30 will be moved into place at Western this coming weekend, ¬†April 19-20. Beginning at 5am Saturday morning, the bridge will be moved on special equipment south on Ashland Avenue, west on North Avenue, and north into place at Western Avenue. Rolling closures will precede the bridge on its path to its new location. The impacted roads will be closed to traffic and parking ahead of time, with the road reopening after the bridge passes. Western will remain closed between St. Paul and Moffat through midnight (12:00 a.m. Sunday…

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      Ashland Ave Closed This Weekend for Bloomingdale Trail Bridge Improvements

      View the press release Detour map TRAFFIC ALERT March 24, 2014 CONTACT: CDOT Media Affairs 312.744.0707 cdotnews@cityofchicago.org ASHLAND AVENUE TO BE CLOSED NEXT WEEKEND¬†FOR BLOOMINGDALE TRAIL BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS Traffic to be Detoured, Overnight Bridge Movement March 28-30 The third stage of bridge improvements related to the Bloomingdale Trail construction will cause a weekend closure of Ashland Avenue from March 28-30, including overnight work, to remove the structure and place it in an adjacent work yard just north of Walsh Park, where it will be cleaned, assessed, and painted. Ashland Avenue will be closed to all traffic between North Avenue (1600N)…

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