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Excerpt from Notice to Bidders, And, Instruction to Bidders: Condensed Specifications and Forms of Proposals Relating to the Construction and Operation of a Municipal Street Railway for the City of ChicagoIt will be extended over the followingMoreExcerpt from Notice to Bidders, And, Instruction to Bidders: Condensed Specifications and Forms of Proposals Relating to the Construction and Operation of a Municipal Street Railway for the City of ChicagoIt will be extended over the following streets and parts of streets, upon which the rights of the present occupants have already expired.Halsted Street, from Harrison street south to the center of the Chicago river.Ogden Avenue, from Harrison street to Fortieth avenue.And will, at the pleasure of the City Council be extended into any and every other part of the City of Chicago, upon streets in which the rights of the present occupants have already expired or will expire during the years 1905 and 1906, and upon such other streets as may in the discretion of the City Council be deemed advisable for making connected routes and lines of street railways.Second. Payments to be made by the city shall be made either by the delivery of street railway certificates to be issued under and in accordance with the provisions of an act of the General Assembly of Illinois, entitled An act to authorize cities to acquire, construct, own, operate and lease street railways, and to provide the means therefor, commonly known as the Mueller law, or in cash from the proceeds of the sale of such street railway certificates by the city, and separate bids may be submitted for payment by said certificates or for payment in cash from the proceeds of the sale thereof.Third. Bids shall be separately submitted for the construction of tracks upon the streets specifically named above and for the installation thereon of all the necessary equipment for the operation of street railways. Said bids shall be submitted on the basis of a unit price per mile of track with overhead contact wire equipment, and a unit price per mile of track with underground electric conduit equipment- the construction in either case to be in accordance with the recommendations regarding such classes of construction in the Report on the Chicago Transportation Problem, by Bion J. Arnold, 1902- the purpose being that the City Council shall hereafter determine what part of the system above referred to shall be equipped with underground and what part with overhead appliances for electric propulsion, and reserves the right to itself furnish and distribute electric power to the system.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.