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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.

Aug 14

Des Plaines River Road Reconstruction Weekly Update August 29, 2015 Update

Posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:18 AM by Al Breeze

The road closure scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 2015 has been canceled due to weather.  River Road will be open to vehicle traffic.  Residents affected by the road closure will be notified once this work and the road closure is re-scheduled.

Aug 28

2015 Contract A – Project Update 8/31/15

Posted on August 28, 2015 at 4:04 PM by Becka Shipp

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


The contractor will begin the concrete apron work on Monday, August 31 at the following locations:

North side of Prospect Lane

East side of Dexter Lane
South side of Everett Lane

Access to these driveways will be closed starting at 7:00 A.M. on MONDAY, AUGUST 31.

This restriction should last a maximum of fourteen (14) days. The City will take samples to determine the strength of the concrete.  As soon as the concrete has cured to allow traffic, the contractor will remove barricades to allow access.

Click here for the notification->PROSPECT-DEXTER-EVERETT Concrete Driveway Aprons


The contractor will continue installation of the storm sewer this week.

On Tuesday, September 1, the contractor will also replace the fire hydrants.  A water main shut down will be required for this work.  The main will be shut down between the hours of 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM.


The next phase of work will include removal and replacement of the asphalt pavement.  This work has not been scheduled yet.


The contractor will continue storm sewer installation work.

On Monday, August 31, the contractor will begin pavement patching from River Road to the west.

Aug 25

2015 Contract A – Project Update 8/25/15

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 3:26 PM by Becka Shipp

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

The contractor plans to pave the base course of pavement beginning Thursday, August 27.  This work will take approximately 2-3 days.

Click here for the notification->Prospect-Dexter-Everett Pavement Base

The contractor will begin with the new storm sewer installation on Wednesday August 25.  There will be a few days of preparatory work including survey , layout, pavement saw cutting, tree limb trimming.  Pipe installation is expected to begin of August 26.

Click here for the notification->Jarlath Storm Sewer Installation

The contractor will continue with concrete curb, sidewalk and driveway apron repairs.

Access to the driveways on the south half of the cul-de-sac will be closed starting Tuesday, August 25.  Driveway closures will include the following buildings: 182, 184, and 186 Grove.

Click here for the notification-> Grove Driveways - South Half of Cul-de-Sac

The contractor will continue storm sewer installation.

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