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File #: 19-0217    Version: 1 Name: Chicago Department of Transportation (“CDOT”)
Type: Easement Request Status: Approved
File created: 4/1/2019 In control: Real Estate Committee
On agenda: 4/23/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: EASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to grant permanent and temporary easements to the Chicago Department of Transportation ("CDOT") at Foster Avenue and the northbound Edens Expressway on-ramp at LaBagh Woods Forest Preserve. CDOT is requesting 0.019 acre of permanent easement and 0.029 acre of temporary easement or 825 square feet of permanent easement and 1,279 square feet of temporary easement. Reason: CDOT requests a permanent easement for sidewalk construction and temporary easement for grading purposes in conjunction with intersection improvements on Foster Avenue at the northbound on-ramp for the Edens Expressway. The intersection improvements are part of a $60 million retail development project on the south side of Foster Avenue. The intersection improvements include turn lanes, traffic signals and crosswalks. The new sidewalk, signals, and crosswalks will provide improved pedestrian access to ...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

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EASEMENT REQUEST

 

Request:  Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant  permanent and temporary easements to the Chicago Department of Transportation (“CDOT”) at Foster Avenue and the northbound Edens Expressway on-ramp at LaBagh Woods Forest Preserve. CDOT is requesting 0.019 acre of permanent easement and 0.029 acre of temporary easement or 825 square feet of permanent easement and 1,279 square feet of temporary easement.

 

Reason:  CDOT requests a permanent easement for sidewalk construction and temporary easement for grading purposes in conjunction with intersection improvements on Foster Avenue at the northbound on-ramp for the Edens Expressway. The intersection improvements are part of a $60 million retail development project on the south side of Foster Avenue. The intersection improvements include turn lanes, traffic signals and crosswalks. The new sidewalk, signals, and crosswalks will provide improved pedestrian access to LaBagh Woods.

 

Easement Fee: $8,000.00 for the permanent easement and $4,000.00 for the temporary easement for a total of $12,000.00, based on appraised market value.

 

Tree Mitigation Fee:  None

 

Concurrence(s):

The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final easement documents subject to legal review and approval.

 

District(s):  12

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