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Water shutdown at 59th Street & Dorchester Avenue

Please be aware that the City of Chicago will perform a water shutdown at 59th Street & Dorchester Avenue on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. The community can expect the following during this work:


--The City of Chicago Water Department will perform a water shutdown to replace existing underground pipes along 59th Street

--Excavation to prepare for the shutdown will occur on Thursday, October 11, 2012

--Water service to the following areas will be shutdown during the hours of operation:

     --Dorchester Avenue from 57th through 59th Streets (East and West sides)

--Pedestrian access will be re-routed around the work areas

--Vehicular traffic will remain undisturbed

--A flagger will be present to monitor pedestrian and vehicular traffic

--Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. through 5 p.m.

Click here for a map showing the location of work.

Please direct any questions to David Stuercke, Sr. Project Manager, Facilities Services (dstuercke@uchicago.edu, 773.834.1654) or Kevin Ahn, Client Services Manager, Facilities Services (kahn2@uchicago.edu, 773.702.5722). Thank you for your patience during this work.