Construction to Begin on Two Metra Stations in Libertyville

Metra is revamping to the downtown train station in the Chicago suburb of Libertyville.
August 9, 2018, 12pm PDT | Casey Brazeal | @northandclark
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"Construction to replace the original trailer at Prairie Crossing on the far northwest side and an extensive revamp of what is considered a basic station downtown is expected to begin in coming weeks," Mick Zawislak reports for the Daily Herald.

While station improvements in the downtown area have been discussed for years, the city finally got the details ironed out in late July, with "village board approval of the low bid of $1,289,800 to modify the basic downtown station to add restrooms and upgrade the design to what is considered more in keeping with Libertyville's historic character," Zawislak writes. The Prairie Crossing stop's trailer had always been considered a temporary solution, and will now get a permanent structure.

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Published on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Daily Herald
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