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Construction of the main drain of
the Edens Expressway in 1949

The Edens Superhighway sign
over Cicero Avenue in 1952

Congress Expressway under
construction west of
Post Office in 1955

Moving the Chicago Aurora
& Elgin RR bridge for the
Congress Expressway in 1958

The start of construction
on the Northwest Expressway
at Armitage in 1958

Chicago & Northwestern
runaround track for
Northwest Expressway in

Early construction of Northwest
& Edens junction in 1959

The newly opened Illinois Tollway
DesPlaines Oasis in 1959

Concrete paving train on the
South Route in 1961

Filling in the Illinois & Michigan Canal
for the Southwest Expressway in 1962


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