Friday, July 23, 2010

Curb and Gutter Work Begins Monday

Water Main Connections Begin Tonight

On Monday, July 26, work will begin at the north end of Grove Court for the removal and replacement of the curb and gutter and sidewalk along the east side of Grove Court and the north side of Highland Avenue from Grove Court to Center Street. Curb and gutter and sidewalk removal will also begin on Spring Street between Highland Avenue and Division Street. Weather permitting, this stage of the work is expected to be completed by the end of August.

Work on the connection from the new main on Highland Avenue to the existing main on Center Street will take place this evening, July 20, 2010 beginning at 7 p.m. An additional water main service crossing on Highland Avenue between Grove Avenue and Douglas Avenue is scheduled to be done this week also. This work will also be done between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Highland Ave. Sewer Separation Project Update
Work has resumed on the City's Highland Avenue Sewer Separation Project. E. Highland Avenue at Rte. 31 is expected to reopen within 2-4 weeks to allow north-south access to Rte. 31, weather permitting.
Weekly Progress Meetings
Weekly progress meetings for the Central Business District construction project are held on Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. at the construction office located at 201 E. Chicago Street. Business and property owners are invited to attend the first 15 minutes of the meeting if they have any questions or concerns regarding the construction.
Specific questions regarding the construction may be directed to Shelley Costello with TranSystems at 847-871-3185.

For general information on the project, please contact Joe Evers at 847-931-5955 or visit the City's website at and click the Gettin' Around in Downtown icon.

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