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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.

Mar 20

Des Plaines River Road Reconstruction, Phase 2

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 5:02 PM by Debbie Sandacz

The Des Plaines River Road Reconstruction is starting on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.  As a result, River Road, from Touhy Avenue to Henry Avenue will be reduced to one line of traffic in each direction.  The project will take approximately 18 months to complete.

Motorists are advised to proceed with caution through the construction area and use alternate routes, if necessary. Working hours are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

To view the resident and business owner construction letter, please click here.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this project, please contact
Al Breeze, P.E., AECOM at 847-813-5371.
Dec 10

2014 Contract A - Construction Update 12/10/14

Posted on December 10, 2014 at 7:53 AM by Becka Shipp

The 2014 Contract A project has been suspended for the winter.  The contractor will return in the spring to complete the landscaping restoration on Whitcomb and any other miscellaneous repairs and project clean up.

If you have any questions of concerns related to the project, please contact Becka Shipp at 847-391-5388 or .
Nov 26

2014 Contract A – Construction Update 12/1/14

Posted on November 26, 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 work on miscellaneous project clean up and punchlist repairs.

Henry Avenue

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

Whitcomb Avenue

The contractor is tentatively scheduled to pave the surface course of asphalt beginning on Tuesday, December 2, weather permitting.  The contractor anticipates this work will take 1-2 days.

The contractor will also continue project clean up.

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