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2017 CIP - Contract A – Project Update 8/22/17

August 22, 2017 

Ardmore

The contractor will continue work on the new storm sewer, as well as repairs to existing sanitary sewer manholes. They will also continue to remove the old fire hydrants.

Drake

The new 8" water main has been successfully pressure tested, and is currently in the chlorination process. Upon approval from the State of Illinois, the contractor will begin to connect individual services to residences, hopefully by the end of this week.

The contractor has removed 6” of the existing asphalt pavement from Amherst to Pinehurst. They also removed the asphalt pavement from Pinehurst to Wolf. The contractor is scheduled to begin work on full depth pavement removal and gravel base replacement on Wednesday, August 23, beginning at Wolf Road and continuing to Cambridge. This activity should take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. They will eventually continue the full depth pavement removal to Pinehurst.

Cranbrook

The contractor has removed 6” of the existing asphalt pavement. They are scheduled to begin work on the new 8” water main on Wednesday, August 23. This work should take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting.

If there are any questions related to this project, please contact Eric Heiker at (847) 561-0720 or eheiker@desplaines.org


2017 CIP - Contract B – Project Update 8/23/17

August 22, 2017 

All work is weather dependent. Unknown utility conflicts may cause delays.

CAMPBELL AVE:

The contractor will continue storm sewer installations, repairs and replacements at various locations on CAMPBELL.

The contractor will continue the roadway construction phase on CAMPBELL.

WEST VILLA DR:

The contractor will continue storm sewer installations, repairs and replacements at various locations on WEST VILLA.

The contractor will continue work on transferring existing water services to the new water main on WEST VILLA.

ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 and THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 the contractor is scheduled to complete water main connections at various locations on WEST VILLA. The scheduled water main shut downs are as follows:

EAST VILLA (Southeast to Hoffman) AUGUST 23 from 9AM to 1PM

SOUTHEAST (West Villa to West Grant) AUGUST 23 from 1PM to 3PM

WEST VILLA (Southeast to Southwest) AUGUST 24 from 8AM to 12PM

WEST VILLA (at Northwest) AUGUST 24, from 12PM to 3PM

FIRST AVE:

The contractor will begin construction on FIRST starting the week of AUGUST 28. More information will be available soon. Click the link below for the notification.

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2017 CIP - Contract B – Project Update 8/21/17

August 19, 2017 

All work is weather dependent. Unknown utility conflicts may cause delays.

CAMPBELL AVE:

The contractor will continue storm sewer installations, repairs and replacements at various locations on CAMPBELL.

The contractor will continue the roadway construction phase on CAMPBELL. As part of this phase, all pavement, all curb, all driveway aprons, and sidewalks indicated in spray paint will be removed. After removing the pavement, curb and sidewalks, the contractor will excavate for the pavement base. Then a new stone base will be placed and graded. The contractor typically works in 500 to 600 foot sections at a time.

WEST VILLA:

The contractor will continue storm sewer installations, repairs and replacements at various locations on WEST VILLA.

The contractor will continue work on transferring existing water services to the new water main on WEST VILLA.

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2017 CIP - Contract B – Project Update 8/18/17

August 17, 2017 

All work is weather dependent. Unknown utility conflicts may cause delays.

THE CONTRACTOR WILL BE WORKING SATURDAY AUGUST 19 FROM 7AM TO 3PM

CAMPBELL AVE:

The contractor will continue storm sewer installations, repairs and replacements at various locations on CAMPBELL.

The contractor will continue the roadway construction phase on CAMPBELL. As part of this phase, all pavement, all curb, all driveway aprons, and sidewalks indicated in spray paint will be removed. After removing the pavement, curb and sidewalks, the contractor will excavate for the pavement base. Then a new stone base will be placed and graded. The contractor typically works in 500 to 600 foot sections at a time.

WEST VILLA:

The contractor will continue storm sewer installations, repairs and replacements at various locations on WEST VILLA.

The contractor will continue work on transferring existing water services to the new water main on WEST VILLA.

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2017 CIP - Contract A – Project Update 8/15/17

August 15, 2017 

Ardmore

The contractor has connected the new water main to the existing water main on Princeton. This should help increase/stabilize the water pressure on Ardmore, as the new main is now being supplied with water from both Stratford and Princeton. The contractor will now continue work on the new storm sewer. They will also remove the old fire hydrants, adjust the new fire hydrants to the proper height, and reconstruct sanitary manholes.

Drake

The new 8" water main will be pressure tested this week. Once that test is successfully completed, the water main will be chlorinated and tested for safe drinking. Upon approval from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, work to connect individual services to residences will begin, hopefully by the end of this week.

Cranbrook

The contractor is tentatively scheduled to begin work on Cranbrook once the storm sewer work on Ardmore is completed, in approximately two weeks.

If there are any questions related to this project, please contact Eric Heiker at (847) 561-0720 or eheiker@desplaines.org


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