Column: Repairs are planned for some of the CTA’s older ‘L’ stations, but money still lacking for others

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Pictured Above: chicagotribune.com, A traveler navigates down broken stairs to the CTA Blue Line station at Grand Avenue in Chicago on July 18, 2018. (Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune)

The work will include improvements to street-level entrances, mezzanines and platforms; better floors; new lighting; and repairs to glazed tile walls. The agency also plans to waterproof and paint tunnels, replace escalators, install new security cameras, and power-wash and repaint surfaces.

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