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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.

Oct 24

2014 Contract A – Construction Update 10/27/14

Posted on October 24, 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 miscellaneous clean up and place and grade topsoil in preparation for new sod.  Placement of sod may also begin this week.

Henry Avenue

The contractor will work on miscellaneous project clean up and punchlist repairs.

Whitcomb Avenue

The contractor will continue pavement removal operations.  They will begin removals on the block between White and Cora on Monday, October 27.  All existing pavement, curb, driveway aprons will be removed.  Various sidewalk will be removed where marked.  After removals, the contractor will excavate for the widening and place the new stone base.  It is anticipated this work will take approximately 7 days.  Click here for the notice->Pavement Removals Whitcomb - Cora to White

The contractor will begin removals on the block between Cora and Center on Wednesday, October 29.  Click here for the notice->Pavement Removals Whitcomb - Cora to Center

Note that the contractor will be working Saturday, November 1 to continue removals, excavation and miscellaneous prep work for new concrete curb, aprons and sidewalk.

It is anticipated that concrete work will begin mid to late next week.

Oct 27

2014 Contract C - Construction Update - 10/20/2014 - 10/31/2014

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Eric Heiker

Thacker Street - Wolf Road to First Avenue

Several punch list items remain to be completed on Thacker, including concrete and landscaping items.  All damaged sod will be restored after the concrete items are completed.

See notice below for detailed info on the scope of work on Thacker.

Thacker Street General Notice


Bedford Lane - Millers Road to Bradley Street

Several punch list items remain to be completed on Bedford, including concrete and landscaping items.  All damaged sod will be restored after the concrete items are completed.

See notice below for detailed info on the scope of work on Bedford.

Bedford Lane General Notice


Dennis Place - Forest Avenue to Webster Lane

The landscaper will continue to place topsoil on Dennis this week.  Sod will be placed this week as well.


Willson Drive - Florian Drive to King Lane

Several punch list items remain to be completed on Willson, including concrete and landscaping items.  All damaged sod will be restored after the concrete items are completed.


Pine Street - Howard Avenue to Everett Avenue

Concrete will continue to be poured on Pine this week.  The contractor will also continue to grade the parkways and prepare for topsoil.  Driveways will be opened for vehicle traffic on Monday, October 27.

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removal from Prospect to Everett this week.  

Work on Pine (from Prospect to Everett) includes complete road reconstruction and widening, storm sewer extension, fire hydrant removal & replacement, all new concrete curb & gutter and driveway aprons, removal & replacement of sidewalk (as necessary), and landscape restoration with sod.  This project may last until the end of October. 

Work on Pine (from Howard to Prospect) includes 6" pavement removal & replacement including road widening, new storm sewer, fire hydrant removal & replacement, all new concrete driveway aprons, removal & replacement of sidewalk (as necessary), and landscape restoration with sod. This project may last until the end of October.  


Wille Road - Marshall Drive to Elmhurst Street

The contractor paved Wille on Monday, August 18.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


White Street - Oakton to Prospect

The contractor paved White on Monday, August 18.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


Orchard Street - Wicke to Forest

Des Plaines Public Works paved Orchard Street.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


Prospect Avenue - Lee to Ash

Des Plaines Public Works paved Prospect Avenue.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


Drake Lane - Wolf to Stratford

Des Plaines Public Works paved Drake Lane.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


Stillwell Drive - Sunset to Craig

Des Plaines Public Works paved Stillwell Drive.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


Lynn Court - Dulles to Cul de sac

Des Plaines Public Works paved Lynn Court.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future.   


Craig Drive - Patton to Scott

Des Plaines Public Works paved Craig Drive.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future. 


Walnut Avenue - DP River Rd to Center

Des Plaines Public Works paved Walnut Avenue.  Pavement striping will be placed in the near future.  


Please contact Eric Heiker at (847) 561-0720 or eheiker@desplaines.org if you have any questions.
Oct 27

2014 Contract E - Construction Update - 10/20/2014 - 10/31/2014

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Eric Heiker

Below is a summary of work operations on each street.  Scheduled days of work may change due to weather, equipment breakdown, or other delays.

Several additional streets were added to Contract E for resurfacing due to a surplus in the budget.  

Halsey Drive (Craig - Scott)

The contractor removed three inches of existing pavement from Halsey on Friday, October 24.  The contractor will return to pave Halsey on Tuesday, October 28.


Maple Street (Touhy - Sherwin)

The contractor removed three inches of existing pavement from Maple on Friday, October 24.  The contractor will return to pave Maple on Tuesday, October 28.


White Street (Prospect - Howard)

The contractor removed three inches of existing pavement from White on Friday, October 24.  The contractor will return to pave White on Wednesday, October 29.


Lance Drive (Cavan - Beau)

The contractor is scheduled to remove three inches of existing pavement from Lance on Tuesday, October 28.  The contractor will return to pave Lance on Wednesday, October 29, or Thursday, October 30.


Bell Drive (Millers - Debra)

The contractor is scheduled to remove three inches of existing pavement from Bell on Tuesday, October 28.  The contractor will return to pave Bell on Wednesday, October 29, or Thursday, October 30.


Brown Street (Alles - Lee)

The contractor is scheduled to remove three inches of existing pavement from Brown on Tuesday, October 28.  The contractor will return to pave Brown on Wednesday, October 29, or Thursday, October 30.


Mark Avenue (Timothy - Madelyn)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Mark.


Berkshire Lane (Wolf - Marcella)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Berkshire.


Marshall Drive (Millers - Dulles)

Landscape restoration has been completed on Marshall.  Pavement striping will be completed in the near future.


Westmere Road (Little Path - Farthing)

Landscape restoration has been completed on Westmere.  Pavement striping will be completed in the near future.


Walnut Avenue (Clark - Mt. Prospect)

Landscape restoration has been completed on Walnut.  Pavement striping will be completed in the near future.


Cordial Drive (Marshall - Elmhurst)

Landscape restoration has been completed on Cordial.  Pavement striping will be completed in the near future.


Woodland Avenue (River - Grove)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Woodland.

Elk Boulevard (Rand - Dead End)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Elk.


Prairie Avenue (First - Wolf)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Prairie.


Laurel Avenue (Thacker - Prairie)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Laurel.


Center Street (Oakton - Prairie)
  
Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Center.


Pearson Street (Thacker - Prairie)

Pavement striping have been completed on Pearson.


Howard Avenue (Plainfield - Lee)
  
The final layer of pavement was paved on Monday, October 20.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Howard.


Shepherd Drive (Howard - Irwin)

The final layer of pavement was paved on Monday, October 20.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Shepherd.
     

Nimitz Drive (Curtis - Scott)
  
The final layer of pavement was paved on Monday, October 20.  Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Nimitz.


Maple Street (Howard - Oakton)

Landscape restoration and pavement striping have been completed on Maple.

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










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