During the project, there will be street and sidewalk closures on Kimball next to the construction site. Pedestrians will need to use the west sidewalk on Kimball between Lawrence and Eastwood avenues. In addition, #82 Kimball buses will be temporarily rerouted to serve the Kedzie station. Northbound #82 buses will operate via Kimball, Montrose, Kedzie to Lawrence and resume the regular route north on Kimball. Southbound #82 buses will travel the reverse route.
Project work is being performed by Kiewit with a total construction budget of approximately $4.6 million, which is funded by a 2009 Regional Transportation Authority grant.