State of Illinois
91st General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, Harvey Gordon Clark died in Chicago at 59th  and
 3    Lake Shore Drive on November 30, 1991 in a head-on automotive
 4    collision   which  could  have  been  averted  if  protective
 5    barriers had been in place to separate North and South  bound
 6    traffic; and

 7        WHEREAS,   Bright   yellow  colored,  temporary  concrete
 8    barricades were erected in the medium strip of that dangerous
 9    stretch of roadway; and

10        WHEREAS, After years of  safe,  accident  free  vehicular
11    passage,  the  temporary structures are now coming down and a
12    permanent, more attractive dividers are taking  their  place;
13    therefore, be it

15    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that the  safety  dividers
16    located  at  59th  and  Lake  Shore Drive be named the Harvey
17    Gordon Clark Lifesavers; and be it further

18        RESOLVED, That the Illinois Department of Transportation,
19    together with the City of Chicago, be requested to erect,  at
20    a   suitable  location  consistent  with  State  and  federal
21    regulations, an appropriate plaque or signs giving notice  of
22    the name of the dividers; and be it further

23        RESOLVED,  That  suitable  copies  of  this resolution be
24    presented to the family of Harvey Gordon Clark, the Mayor  of
25    the City of Chicago, and the Secretary of Transportation.

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