Work is continuing along the Purple Line in Evanston today to finish installation of two new viaducts rolled into place on Saturday.

Top: A conveyor truck lifts ballast onto the Dempster Street viadduct this morning. Above” Work continues at the Grove Street viaduct. (Mike Perlman photos for Evanston Now.

Crews need to lay stone ballast and get new track in place across the bridges in time for the scheduled return to service of the Purple Line at 4:30 a.m. Monday

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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