TRANS, ground breaking on ped bridge [M, FP]
Site where pedestrian bridge will cross Des Plaines River to connect Forest Park Blue Line and Cook County facility at Maybrook. (Photo by Johnny Diggs)
Muckity mucks at groundbreaking for pedestrian bridge. (Photo by Johnny Diggs)
This bridge will be a big convenience in my life. When I bike to Maybrook, the First Avenue portion is pretty unpleasant. I will be nice to ride on Des Plaines and use the pedestrian bridge instead.
It will also allow me easier access to the Illinois Prairie Path, a bicycle trail.