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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.

Apr 14

2013 CIP Contract B - Construction Update 4/14/14

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:57 AM by Debbie Sandacz

Construction Activity for Week ending 4/12/14
Graceland / Thacker

The contractor installed new 48” storm sewer on Graceland, just south of Thacker.
Water main upgrades were made throughout the week.

Upcoming Work for Week ending 4/19/14

Next week, starting Monday, April 14, the contractor will continue water main installation on Thacker, west of the intersection of Thacker and Graceland. This work is expected to take two days to complete. On Wednesday, April 16, the contractor will begin the work in the intersection of Thacker and Graceland. The construction in the intersection of Thacker and Graceland is expected to take up to 2 weeks to complete.

One lane of traffic will be available for south bound traffic on Graceland during the construction, but motorists are advised to avoid the intersection to avoid delays.

Daily closures for west bound traffic on Thacker will be enforced with access only on non-working hours.  Working hours in the City of Des Plaines are from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

East bound traffic on Thacker is closed, please use alternate local detour streets.

For questions related to this project, please contact John Crawford at jcrawford@gha-engineers.com or call 847-391-5390.
Apr 02

2013 CIP Contract B - Construction Update 4/2/14

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 11:35 AM by Debbie Sandacz

Construction Activity for Week Ending 4/5/14
Graceland / Thacker

Traffic control and protection will be setup in the immediate area around the intersection of Graceland and Thacker Thursday, April 3, which includes a detour diverting east bound traffic on Thacker. The detour for east bound traffic on Thacker includes traffic traveling south on Wolf Road, east on Algonquin Road, and north on Graceland Ave / Lee St.

West bound traffic on Thacker will be limited to non-working hours and diverted southbound on Graceland during working hours. Working hours in the City of Des Plaines are from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

It is recommended that motorists avoid the intersection of Graceland and Thacker for the duration of the project, which is projected to be completed in two months, or the week of June 14.

Upcoming Work for Week Ending 4/12/14

Next week, starting Tuesday, April 8, the contractor, John Neri Construction Inc., will begin installing storm sewer in the intersection of Thacker and Graceland. The projected time for the work in the intersection is around two weeks. Once completed, the southbound traffic on Graceland will allow for full access southbound and eastbound through the intersection.

For questions related to this project, please contact John Crawford at jcrawford@gha-engineers.com.
Apr 08

2013 Contract A – Construction Update 4/8/14

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:56 PM by Becka Shipp

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

The project will resume the week of 4/14.

Des Plaines River Road
The River Road water main improvement will begin the week of 4/14.  The contractor will set up lane closures, perform layout and saw cut pavement, then begin installing the new main on 4/21.  Click here for the notification letter.->River Rd Notice - Resume April 2014

The contractor will also complete the miscellaneous punchlist and clean-up work on Estes/Iris,  South Golf Cul-De-Sac, and Bellaire Avenue.  The schedule for this work has not been finalized.

If you have any questions or concerns related to this project, please contact Becka Shipp at (847) 391-5388 or bshipp@desplaines.org.


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