MACTRAXX wrote: ↑Fri May 13, 2022 8:44 amHas there been any thoughts in the past about attempting to close or eliminate the Prospect Avenue crossingDoubtful the Prospect Ave crossing ever gets closed. It’s the only grade crossing in the village. About half a mile to the east is Stough Street where the part time West Hinsdale station is located. But Stough St is more or less a residential street. 1.5 miles to the west is Cass Ave in Westmont. But that street sees a high volume of traffic.
at Clarendon Hills station? Would the Village of CH be able to function without that crossing open?
Having Metra and CH PD keep watch on the crossing and station area will be helpful - at least for now...
As a part of the construction going on in the area, one N/S street just east of Prospect Ave was realigned where it is more of a T-intersection instead of curving into Burlington Ave (the E/W street the parallels the tracks to the north). Maybe the main reason for that re-alignment was to eliminate essentially a 5 way meeting point at Prospect and Burlington Avenues.