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2021 CIP - Contract A – Project Update 6/22/21

June 22, 2021 

SCHEDULED WORK:

WOODLAND AVENUE (River Rd to East End)

The water main is in the testing phase. It will take approximately 7 days to complete testing. The transfer of individual water services is expected to begin the week of June 28. More information will be available oncethe schedule is set.

The contractor will install storm sewers at various locations this week.

On Saturday, June 26, the contractor has scheduled to begin various tree removals. Hours of work will be between 7am and 4pm. The trees to be removed have been marked with a pink ‘X’ of spray paint on the tree trunk. Please do not park any vehicles near these areas so that the contractor may have access to complete the work.

CHURCH STREET(Bellaire Av to Good Av)
MARK AVENUE (Wolf Rd to Madelyn Dr)
DANBURY LANE (Dover Dr to Roxbury Ln)
FOREST AVENUE (Margret St to Lee St)
MARGRET STREET (Forest Av to Wicke Av)

No work is scheduled at this time.

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2021 Concrete Program – MFT 21-00000-01 GM – Project Update 6/9/2021

June 10, 2021 

The 2021 Concrete Program will begin on June 9, 2021

Sidewalk and Curb Replacement

The project involves removing and replacing sidewalk, curb and gutter, and driveway aprons at various locations. The work abides by the Sidewalk, Curb and Driveway Guidelines which is intended to repair hazardous sidewalk and curb locations within the City right-of-way. More information about the Sidewalk, Curb and Driveway Guidelines can be found at https://desplaines.org/concreteprogram. Currently, the contractor is removing and replacing concrete in ward 7.

Alley Reconstruction and Repairs

Project consist of removing existing pavement and constructing porous concrete pavement. Once construction begins there will be no access to the driveways for approximately 6 -8 weeks. This work is scheduled after the 4th of July. The locations of the alleys are shown below.

Alles/Oak Alley (Harding Ave to Dead End) – Reconstruction

White/River Alley (Henry Ave to Campbell Ave) – Reconstruction

Laurel/Graceland Alley (Marion St to Prairie Ave) – Repair

Des Plaines River Road Class B Patches (Sherwin-Devon)

Project consists of removing and replacing concrete panels that are in critical condition. More information will be posted in the near future.

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2021 CIP - Contract A – Project Update 6/4/21

June 4, 2021 

SCHEDULED WORK:

WOODLAND AVENUE (River Rd to East End)

On Tuesday, June 8 the contractor will begin installing the water main on Woodland Ave. It is anticipated this work will take approximately 10 days.

For more information click the link below.
Woodland- water main install

On Tuesday, June 8 a water shut down has been scheduled for GROVE AVENUE from Woodland to the North End. The shut down is scheduled for 9am to 1pm.

For more information click the link below.
GROVE - water main shutdown

CHURCH STREET(Bellaire Av to Good Av)
MARK AVENUE (Wolf Rd to Madelyn Dr)
DANBURY LANE (Dover Dr to Roxbury Ln)
FOREST AVENUE (Margret St to Lee St)
MARGRET STREET (Forest Av to Wicke Av)

No work is scheduled at this time.

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2021 CIP - Contract A – Project Update 6/2/21

June 2, 2021 

2021 CIP - Contract A – Project Update 6/2/21

The City of Des Plaines 2021 CIP - Contract A Street and Utility Improvement Project will begin the week of May 31. The project is expected to be completed by October 8, 2021.

SCHEDULED WORK:

WOODLAND AVENUE (River Rd to East End)

The contractor will begin preparatory work including layout, utility locates, saw cutting and milling pavement, mobilization and stockpiling equipment and materials. Click the link below for more information.

CHURCH STREET(Bellaire Av to Good Av)
MARK AVENUE (Wolf Rd to Madelyn Dr)
DANBURY LANE (Dover Dr to Roxbury Ln)
FOREST AVENUE (Margret St to Lee St)
MARGRET STREET (Forest Av to Wicke Av)

No work is scheduled at this time.

Please contact Becka Shipp at 847-391-5388 or bshipp@desplaines.org if you have any questions or concerns regarding this project.

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Algonquin Road Street Improvements - 2020 CIP - Contract A - Project Update 5/27/2021

May 27, 2021 

The Algonquin Road Street Improvements will begin on June 7.

EASTBOUND TRAVEL WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC from Wolf Road to Des Plaines River Road from June 7, 2021, to approximately July 9, 2021.

The south side of Algonquin Road will be a designated work zone.

During this phase, various items of work will be completed on the south side of Algonquin Road. Work includes the replacement of the sidewalk and curb ramps at each intersection to comply with current ADA standards, and the repair of deteriorated curb, sidewalk, and driveways at various locations, and removal and replacement of the asphalt pavement. Preparatory work may take place at any time including project layout, utility locates, and saw-cutting.

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