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Tough road calls for tough repair

For the Cook County Highway Department, finding a durable, cost-effective solution for heavily traveled bus stops along Chicago's Western Avenue required creative thinking. Like other stops, these are constantly subjected to pushing, shoving, and rutting from the stress created by the starting and stopping of hundreds of buses every day. Sprinkle in tons of roadway salt and deep freezes in the winter, bake in searing heat in the summer, and you end up with asphalt bus stops that are in need of serious repair. Read more

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