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A bridge on Chicago's South Side that's designed to end frustrating delays for riders on Metra's Rock Island Line was formally dedicated Thursday.
The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs, came together with La Grange Village President Tom Livingston and Metra CEO Don Orseno, as well as other state officials, for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the village's newly renovated Stone Avenue Station.
Rep. Lipinski Celebrates the Opening of Englewood Flyover; Project Brings Much-Needed Relief to Area Residents10/23/2014
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) joined federal, state and local officials this morning in celebrating the opening of the long-awaited $142 million Englewood Flyover. The flyover is a bridge that carries Metra's Rock Island line over the Norfolk Southern/Amtrak tracks near 63rd Street and State Street in Chicago. Rock Island line passengers - including those boarding Metra trains in Tinley Park, Beverly, and Morgan Park - will see fewer delays as a result of this project.
Today, Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) announced the winners of the 2014 Senior Citizen of the Year Award during a luncheon in Countryside. The winners were chosen based on their dedication to volunteerism and involvement in their communities in the Third Congressional District.
No Labels, a national organization dedicated to a new politics of problem solving, has awarded its "Problem Solver Seal of Approval" to Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) for his support of the group's year-long effort to create a National Strategic Agenda, a roadmap for the country based on goals shared by both parties.