Chicago water system to get $671M upgrade

March 26, 2014 6:41:52 PM PDT
The sounds of jackhammers and bulldozers will soon fill the air as the 2014 Chicago construction gets underway.

The mayor and Department of Water Management promised more than 85 miles of new water mains on the same day this water main broke at 103rd and California.

Crews will also build 21 miles of new sewer mains and line 14,000 catch basins.

The price tag is $671 million.