At the request of Northbrook and Glenview officials, representatives from Union Pacific will appear at a community meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Sheely Center for the Performing Arts.
Officials are expected to discuss the safety history of the collapsed viaduct — the site of two prior derailments — construction plans for the replacement viaduct and information for those looking to file claims with Union Pacific.
Read Patch's full coverage of the train derailment and bridge collapse .
Representatives from the Federal Railroad Administration, Illinois Commerce Commission and Illinois Department of Transportation are also scheduled to attend the meeting.
Community members at the meeting will have an opportunity to ask questions, moderated by Glenview Village Manager Todd Hileman.
Residents and businesses can file claims relating to the derailment, viaduct collapse and temporary closure of Shermer Rd. by contacting Jeff Alaniz, Union Pacific’s claim representative, at (312) 777-2028 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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