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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 (, 773.834.1654) or Kevin Ahn, Client Services Manager, Facilities Services (, 773.702.5722). Thank you for your patience during this work.