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Welcome to the City of Des Plaines Construction Update Blog.
This site will contain up to date information on all road construction within the City of Des Plaines.

Sep 27

2014 Contract A – Construction Update 9/29/14

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Becka Shipp

All work is weather permitting.  Unknown utility conflicts may also cause delays.

Seegers Road

The contractor will continue milling the pavement and work on the pavement patching this week.  They will also complete the concrete replacement work this week.

Henry Avenue

The contractor will continue miscellaneous project clean up.  This work includes backfilling curb, walks and driveway aprons, grading parkways and removing debris.

Whitcomb Avenue

The contractor will continue transferring water services on Whitcomb this week.  They will be working on the 1600-1700 block.
Sep 22

2014 Contract A – Construction Update 9/22/14

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Becka Shipp

All work is weather permitting.  Unknown utility conflicts may also cause delays.

Seegers Road

The contractor will continue milling the pavement and work on the pavement patching this week.  They will also complete the concrete replacement work this week.  Click here for the notice->Seegers Rd - Milling and Patching

Henry Avenue

The contractor will begin miscellaneous project clean up.  This work includes backfilling curb, walks and driveway aprons, grading parkways and removing debris.

Whitcomb Avenue

The contractor will continue transferring water services on Whitcomb this week.  They will be working on the 1400 block and 1500 block.
Sep 19

2014 Contract E - Construction Update - 09/15/2014 - 09/20/2014

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Eric Heiker

Work on Contract E includes removal of 3” of asphalt street pavement and asphalt replacement, as well as removal & replacement of concrete sidewalk ramps at crosswalk areas. This crosswalk work is required to gain compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design.  There may also be areas of new crosswalks constructed. 
  
Below is a summary of work operations on each street.  Scheduled days of work may change due to weather, equipment breakdown, or other delays.


Mark Avenue (Timothy - Madelyn)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal has been completed.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 12.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Monday, August 25.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  See notice for more detailed information.

Mark, Berkshire, Marshall - Pavement Removal & Replacement Notice



Berkshire Lane (Wolf - Marcella)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal has been completed.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 12.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Monday, August 25.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  See notice for more detailed information.

Mark, Berkshire, Marshall - Pavement Removal & Replacement Notice



Marshall Drive (Millers - Dulles)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal has been completed.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 12.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 26.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  See notice for more detailed information.

Mark, Berkshire, Marshall - Pavement Removal & Replacement Notice

  

Westmere Road (Little Path - Farthing)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal has been completed.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 12.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Monday, August 25.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  See notice for more detailed information.

Westmere, Walnut, Cordial - Pavement Removal & Replacement Notice



Walnut Avenue (Clark - Mt. Prospect)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal was completed on Thursday, August 7.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 12.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 26.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  See notice for more detailed information.

Westmere, Walnut, Cordial - Pavement Removal & Replacement Notice



Cordial Drive (Marshall - Elmhurst)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal was completed on Thursday, August 7.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 12.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Wednesday, August 27.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.

See notice for more detailed information.

Westmere, Walnut, Cordial - Pavement Removal & Replacement Notice



Woodland Avenue (River - Grove)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced. Pavement removal was completed on Friday, August 22.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Wednesday, August 27.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement is scheduled to be paved on Friday, September 19.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future. 



Elk Boulevard (Rand - Dead End)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced. Pavement removal was completed on Friday, August 22.  The first layer of asphalt pavement is scheduled was paved on Wednesday, August 27.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement is scheduled to be paved next week.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future. 



Prairie Avenue (First - Wolf)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced. Pavement removal was completed on Monday, August 11.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Tuesday, August 19.  Manholes in the pavement were adjusted, and the final layer of pavement was paved on Tuesday, September 2.  Landscape restoration with sod and pavement striping will occur in the near future. 

   

Laurel Avenue (Thacker - Prairie)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk has been removed and replaced.  Pavement removal was completed on Monday, August 25.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Thursday, August 28.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement is scheduled to be paved next week.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future. 



Center Street (Oakton - Prairie)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk is scheduled to be removed and replaced this week.  Pavement removal is scheduled for removal from Monday, August 25 through Wednesday, August 27.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Thursday, August 28 and Wednesday, September 3.  Next, any manholes in the pavement that need to be adjusted will be worked on, and the final layer of pavement can be paved soon after. 



Pearson Street (Thacker - Prairie)
No concrete sidewalk or curb is scheduled to be replaced on Pearson.  Pavement removal was completed on Monday, August 25.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Thursday, August 28.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted, and the final layer of pavement is scheduled to be paved next week.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future. 



Howard Avenue (Plainfield - Lee)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement was completed on Monday, August 25.  Pavement removal was completed on Tuesday, August 26.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Wednesday, September 3.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted.  There are several concrete punch list items still to correct.  Once these items are completed, the final layer of pavement can be scheduled to be paved.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  



Shepard Drive (Howard - Irwin)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement was completed on Monday, August 25.  Pavement removal was completed on Tuesday, August 26.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Wednesday, September 3.  Any manholes in the pavement that need to be raised or lowered have been adjusted.  There are several concrete punch list items still to correct.  Once these items are completed, the final layer of pavement can be scheduled to be paved.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping will occur in the near future.  
   


Nimitz Drive (Curtis - Scott)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk is scheduled to be replaced this week.  Pavement removal is scheduled for Wednesday, August 27.  The first layer of asphalt pavement will be paved in the near future.



Maple Street (Howard - Oakton)
Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk is scheduled to be replaced this week.  Pavement removal was completed on Wednesday, August 27.  The first layer of asphalt pavement was paved on Wednesday, September 3.  Next, any manholes in the pavement that need to be adjusted will be worked on, and the final layer of pavement can be paved soon after. 

See notice for detailed information:

2014 Contract E General Notice

Please contact Eric Heiker at (847) 561-0720 or eheiker@desplaines.org if you have any questions.






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