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Posted on: April 7, 2023

Construction Update – 2023 Roadway & Infrastructure Improvements – Phase 2 - Week of April 10, 2023

W. Center Street will be closed to through traffic between N. Maple Street and Catalpa Avenue.

Traffic will be detoured to W. Division Street. The installation of a new sanitary sewer and sanitary sewer service connections will continue on N. Elm Street, continuing north to Bryn Mawr Avenue. N. Elm Street will be closed to through traffic between E. North Street and Bryn Mawr Avenue. Due to poor soil conditions encountered, Elm Street is closed to emergency vehicles between W. North Street and Bryn Mawr Avenue.  Traffic will be detoured to N. Walnut Street. Work will be completed weather permitting.

On Wednesday April 12th, the Contractor will begin work on the water main installation on N. Maple Street. On Wednesday, April 12th the Contractor will be working on W. North Street outside of the intersection with N. Maple Street to prepare for work on Thursday, April 13th. On Thursday, April 13th there will be a water service interruption to residents on N. Maple Street between W. North Street and W. Center Street from 9 am to 3 pm to complete water main work. Affected residents will receive an informational flyer. Traffic will be detoured around the intersection. Water main installation will continue on N. Maple from W. North Street to W. Center Street on Friday April 14th

Work is expected to occur between 7 am and 4:30 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 for N. Elm Street between E. North Street and Bryn Mawr Avenue.
  • Tree Removal and tree trimming will be done at various locations as required for construction of utilities and the proposed improvements.  Trees removed will be replaced.
  • Utility work (ComEd, NICOR, 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.

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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