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Posted on: August 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Construction Update – 2023 Roadway & Infrastructure Improvements – Phase 2 Week of August 6th, 2023

N. Elm Street (Bryn Mawr Avenue to E. North Street); E. North Street (N. Elm Street to N. Rush Street); and N. Linden Street (E. North Street to E. Division Street)


The Contractor will be preparing the roadway for surface course on the above listed streets. We ask that cars not be parked on the following dates, daily from 7 am to 5 pm on:


Thursday, August 10th

Friday, August 11th

Monday, August 14th


On the following streets and intersections:


  • N. Elm Street (Between Bryn Mawr Avenue and E. North Street)
  • E. North Street (Between N. Elm Street and N. Rush Street)
  • N. Linden Street (Between E. North Street and E. Division Street)


The work scheduled each day is as follows:

  • Thursday, August 10th – Roadway Sweeping
  • Friday, August 11th – Placement of encased joint sealant
  • Monday. August 14th – Paving of Surface Course


We ask that you use caution when driving the above listed streets during work hours and that you gently turn corners to not mar the surface. The sealant is encased to allow vehicle traffic until the paving operations.


Please observe the above listed No Parking times. Refuse pick-up is scheduled for Monday, August 14th. Please have your bins at the curb by 7 am as the refuse will be picked up by 8 am so as not to interfere with the paving operations.


Oak Street (W. Center Street to W. North Street)

The Contractor will excavate for the new roadway and place aggregate road base. The section between W. Center Street and W. Division Street is expected to be closed to through traffic and emergency vehicles on a daily basis from 7 am to 5 pm from Monday, August 7th  through Tuesday, August 8th.

W. Division Street (N. Walnut Street to N. Oak Street)

The Contractor will pour sidewalks.

N. Maple Street (W. Center Street to W. North Street)

No work is scheduled until the week of August 21st.

Look Ahead to the Week of August 7, 2023

W. Division Street (N. Walnut Street to N. Oak Street)

The Contractor will begin roadway excavation and aggregate base course placement on W. Division Street between N. Walnut Street and N. Oak Street.

Work is expected to occur on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Through traffic will be detoured around the work areas. We thank you for your patience. 

During this work expect the following:

  • All roads will be open to emergency vehicles, except as noted for W. Center Street.
  • Utility work (ComEd, Nicor Gas, MCI, etc.) along the project area will be taking place throughout construction.
  • Heavy Construction Equipment, material deliveries, material storage in parkways and construction noise will be present from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily and at times until dusk.
  • The construction will create dust and debris. The Contractor will work to minimize the impacts.
  • Access to driveways may be briefly interrupted - Workers will inform residents of driveway interruption prior to its occurrence.
  • Temporary truck staging is expected on roadways and adjacent streets.
  • Please Use CAUTION in around the construction site.
  • The schedule is weather dependent.
  • Use caution at the protruding manhole frames surrounded by cushioned protector rings.


If you have any further questions, please contact our Public Works at (630) 773-2455 or the field engineer, Mr. David Barnas of Robinson Engineering, Ltd., at (224) 723-8801.


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