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    Jane Byrne interchange, other Chicago-area road work disrupted as operating engineers strike drags on

    July 5, 2022 // “The work stoppage could not occur at a worse time, at the height of construction season and during peak driving season with an eager public ready to travel after two years of a pandemic,” Osman wrote. He said contracts approved in June might need to be suspended and that those scheduled in July could be deferred. The companies released a response letter to Osman on Monday, saying they could not get Local 150 to the bargaining table for weeks and that the union called a strike without presenting a wage proposal. Lehigh Hanson, Vulcan Materials, Lafarge Holcim, Ed Maher, Chicago Area Aggregate Producers Association, Omer Osman, Illinois Department of Transportation, Jamal Chester,