The purpose of this newsletter is to inform you that on Monday, May 16, 2016, the City of West Chicago awarded the 2016 Blair Street Roadway and Water Main Rehabilitation Project (Project) to Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc. (Chicagoland). Based upon a preliminary schedule provided by the Chicagoland, construction is anticipated to begin the week of Monday, July 11, 2016, subject to change based on the weather and Chicagoland’s availability. The anticipated completion date of August 27, 2016, weather permitting.
The project’s construction is located on Blair Street, between Wood Street and Joliet Street, and on Weyrauch Street, between Blair Street and Ann Street. The Project’s main scope of work includes pavement milling and resurfacing, concrete pavement removal, full-depth bituminous pavement installation, earth excavation, removal and replacement of curb and gutter, new concrete sidewalk, new water main, water main residential services, and associated essential water main items. The work also includes but is not limited to parkway landscaping and thermoplastic pavement markings for residential and school crossings.
During construction activities, access to Blair Street and Weyrauch Street may be limited with driveway access periodically being restricted. If driveway access is restricted, street parking will be permitted for those residents affected by the construction. In addition, water services may be interrupted for the residents located on Blair Street, between Wood Street and Joliet Street. If water services are scheduled to be interrupted, City notices will be delivered in person or taped to the front door of the affected residents at least 48-hours in advance of the interruption. Water service interruptions are not planned to last longer than 4 hours. Please note that all construction activities are scheduled between 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday. No construction will occur on Sundays or holidays.
Residential waste-collection services affected by the construction will be coordinated between the Project Manager referenced below and Groot Industries, Inc. (the City’s waste collection contractor). Any changes to the current waste collection schedule will be made available to the public via newsletter and mailed to the residents.
Mail delivery service by the United States Postal Service (USPS) is not anticipated to be disrupted and the USPS will be informed about the upcoming construction. If you feel that your mail delivery service is disrupted, please contact the Project Manager referenced below.
Traffic control signs will be posted prior to and during construction notifying residents of the proposed construction and/or detour routes.
As the work progresses, the City will update you on the project’s status. Please visit www.westchicago.org periodically for the latest construction news update. If you should have any questions regarding the 2016 Blair Street Roadway and Water Main Rehabilitation Project, please contact:
Project Manager, Thomas Engineering Group, LLC
(630) 293-2255 ext. 534
For your safety and the safety of the workers, please obey all traffic control signs and flagging operations during the construction process. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience during construction.
Lead Information Notice – .pdf 943k
Aviso de Información de Plomo – .pdf 945k
Si necesita una versión en Español de este documento favor de ponerse en contacto con Valeria Lopez al (630) 293-2200 ext. 170.