Category: Public Works Department News

Town Center Blvd

Cross Construction is working on improving the Moreland and Town Center Boulevards to include turn lanes, street lights and new traffic signal. The project will also remove some of the sight visibility problems along Town Center Blvd. and complete pavement repairs. The project is on schedule and on budget for a fall completion date.  

Kirby Avenue / I-57 Overpass Update

IDOT’s contractor, O’Neil Brothers, is approximately 35% complete with the bridge rehabilitation work. O’Neil Brothers has been removing concrete from the south parapet wall and has started removing full depth concrete in preparation of deck patching. O’Neil is on schedule to meet the contract completion date of August 3, 2012. The contract price for this…
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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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Municipal Electric Aggregation Program Update

The next phase of the City’s Municipal Electric Aggregation program began last week with the mailing of approximately 25,000 letters to the residents and small commercial businesses that qualify for automatic enrollment into the City’s program. City staff utilized a variety of communication methods to inform the public the letters were being mailed. These methods…
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Fourth Street

Stark Excavating has begun working on the Fourth Street extension between St. Mary’s Road and Windsor Road. The project consists of constructing a new pavement with streetlights, PCC sidewalks, widening of Windsor to accommodate turn lanes, and a traffic signal on Windsor. Stark has started removing the top soil from the project limits and has…
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John Street

O’Neil Brothers is working on closing the John Street storm sewer project out. The City has identified a punch list of items that remain to be completed. These items should be complete before the June 29 completion date. O’Neil Brother’s subcontractor, JF New, has completed work on the rain gardens along Willis Avenue and is…
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Bradley Avenue Lane Closures

In order to restore pavement from an emergency water main break, Illinois American Water will be closing both westbound lanes of Bradley Avenue at Willis Avenue. The lane closures began Monday, June 11, 2012, and will reopen by Friday, June 15, 2012, weather permitting. One lane of eastbound and one lane of westbound traffic will…
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Public Works Department Announces Changes to Customer Service Hours and Location

Beginning Tuesday, June 12, the Public Works Building will be closed to visitors for remodeling for approximately six months. Customer Service Staff members Wanda Behneke and Donna Bond will be relocated to the Parking Building at 713 Edgebrook Dr and all customer service for the department will take place at this location. If you will…
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