Groundbreaking held for new terminal parking garage at O’Hare

CHICAGO — The transformation at O’Hare International Airport continued Thursday with a groundbreaking for a new six-story parking garage. 
The garage is being constructed at the present International Terminal 5, greater than doubling the quantity of accessible parking at the terminal. 

New additions will embody:

  • Re-striping of airport roadways to rebalance lane capability.
  • An enlargement to the curbside space, together with bodily drive lanes, devoted entry and exit roadways, escalators, and pedestrian areas.
  • Parking help expertise and electrical automobile charging stations. 

“O’Hare is the world’s gateway to Chicago, and nowhere is that more true than Terminal 5,” stated Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot. “These ground transportation and curbside improvements will ensure visitors to our city have a world-class experience from the moment their bags hit the ground to the moment they are whisked away by plane, train or automobile.” 

This fall, Delta and different airways will transfer in to make means for the development of a new world terminal the place Terminal 2 is now positioned. 

Also, on Thursday, the FAA launched a draft environmental report on the next phases of O’Hare’s terminal transformation plan. The report acknowledged that new satellite tv for pc concourses and the worldwide terminal would possible be accomplished in 2032. 

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