These Are the Chicago Streets That Will Be Repaved This Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that the City of Chicago has identified the first 135 miles of streets to be repaved in 2018. 

The City is on track to repave at least 275 miles of streets this year, Emanuel's office said in a statement. 

Paving work was expected to begin in mid-April when asphalt plants open for the construction season, according to Emanuel. 

Some of the main arterial roads slated for resurfacing include:

  • Stony Island Avenue from S. Doty Avenue to E. 122nd Street (2.4 miles)
  • South Chicago Avenue 67th Street to 79th Street (1.4 miles)
  • Ashland Avenue from 63rd Street to 71st Street (1 mile)
  • Loomis Avenue 59th Street to 74th Street (1.9 miles)
  • 47th Street from Western Avenue to Racine Avenue (1.5 miles)
  • California Avenue from 47th Street to 51st Street (0.5 mile)
  • Harrison Street from Pulaski Road to Kedzie Avenue (1 mile)
  • Halsted Street from Roosevelt Road to Harrison Street (0.5 mile)
  • Cicero Avenue from Grand Avenue to Division Street (0.8 miles)
  • Central Park Avenue from Lake Street to Roosevelt Road (1.3 miles)
  • Caldwell Avenue from Touhy Avenue to Devon Avenue (1.5 miles)
  • Cicero Avenue from Irving Park Road to Grand Avenue (2.75 miles)

A map of which streets will be repaved, and which have been repaved since 2011, is below. The streets in green have been repaved over the last seven years, while the streets in red are slated to be repaved in 2018.

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