Category: Public Works Department News

Staley Road Project Update

Open Road Paving Company continues work on Stage 2 (Bradley Avenue to Bloomington Road / Route 150) of the Staley Road Project. Stage 2 work items consists of milling off the old surface, patching, two-foot-wide asphalt safety shoulder, guardrail installation, pipe culvert installation, and miscellaneous ditch grading work. This stage is expected to be completed…
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North Fourth Street Extension

Stark Excavating continues work on the North Fourth Street Extension. Concrete curb and gutter has been constructed along the entirety of the project and the granular sub-base has been placed and compacted. This week, Stark has been focusing on pouring the two connection points to Douglass Square and pouring sidewalks along the east side of…
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Municipal Electric Aggregation Program

The City’s Municipal Electric Aggregation program has moved forward with the enrollment of thousands of residents and small commercial businesses. Although the opt-in deadline has passed, customers that would like to enroll can either call the Integrys Energy call center at 888-491-1362 or opt-in online at: Welcome letters from Integrys Energy Services will be…
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Kirby Avenue/I-57 Overpass Update

IDOT’s contractor, O’Neil Brothers, is approximately 46% complete with the bridge rehabilitation work. O’Neil Brothers has completed patching the concrete deck and parapet walls. They are currently preparing to place the new concrete surface over the entire bridge deck. Once the bridge deck is placed and has cured, O’Neil will begin working on the approaches…
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Neighborhood Infrastructure Repair

As part of the City’s Annual Infrastructure Maintenance Project, sidewalk repairs will be made along John Street from First Street to Fourth Street. The City’s contractor for the project, Beniach Construction, will begin work; weather permitting, Tuesday, July 10, 2012.  This project will repair sidewalk tripping hazards and construct ADA compliant sidewalk ramps where needed.

2012 Concrete Street Maintenance

Plymouth Drive Duce Construction will continue working on Plymouth Drive from Harrington Drive to Devonshire Drive. Plymouth Drive will remain open to local and emergency traffic only. The work involves pavement patching, sidewalk repairs and lawn restoration. Harris Avenue Duce Construction will continue working on Harris Avenue from Bradley Avenue to Maple Street. Harris will…
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Boneyard Creek 2nd Street Reach

Extreme temperatures and a lack of rain are taking their toll on landscaping throughout the City. The City’s landscape maintenance contractor is taking steps to minimize damage to the vegetation along the Boneyard Creek 2nd Street Reach detention basins. Starting last week, the contractor is watering landscape beds, turf grass, rain gardens and shoreline vegetation….
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