Work to install the new box culvert, resolve utility conflicts under Tyler Road and excavate the drainage channel east of Tyler Road will continue this week. Tyler Road will remain open for traffic, although some lane closures are to be expected.
Brook Street has been finished with concrete surface. Work on utility improvements on 15th Street, including the culvert crossing replacement, and the removal of pavement and curbs will continue this week. New concrete is planned to be poured on 15th Street this week.
Work is continuing on headwall modifications on the west side of Tyler Road. Work to install the new box culvert, resolve utility conflicts under Tyler Road and excavate east of Tyler Road will begin this week. Tyler Road will remain open for traffic, although some lane closures are to be expected
The North Third Street Parking Lot Development has been completed and opened to the public on Friday, October 4.
Final landscaping will be completed in Spring 2014.
Construction on the Tyler Road Culvert Crossing and Drainage Channel has begun as of October 8, with an anticipated completion date of late November 2013. The contract for this project has been awarded to Martam Construction, Elgin IL. This project is located on Tyler Road approximately 120 feet north of the railroad, and along the south portion of the former concrete ready mix site.
Approximately 75 yards of concrete were poured this week,completing the walls on the second floor of the south part of the building. Interior painting took place in the truck dock, pump room, electrical room, storage room and stairs on the first floor. Equipment pads were also poured on the first floor of the building and seven pumps were put in place. Excavation and placement of a two inch water line and a two inch gas line were also completed, along with installation of new gas meter on the building.
The construction work on the Municipal Building is in its final stages. Window replacements on the upper floor of the east elevation of the Old City Hall have been completed and the large “garage door” window is installed. Replacement of the limestone base and stone copings has been completed and a final washing of this elevation is underway.
The roofing contractor has finalized the replacement work on all the roof sections. Only minor finishing touches are left as the interface between the roof and the outward facing elevations are completed.
The North 15th Street Reconstruction - Phase 2 Project has been awarded to Martam Construction, Inc. from Elgin, Il.
The Contractor is expecting to begin grinding the concrete roadway between Kirk Road and Kautz Road beginning Saturday, September 21, 2013, weather permitting. Once the grinding work has been completed, the Contractor will place the first layer of asphalt material. Once the installation of new traffic signal equipment is placed within the first layer of asphalt, the Contractor will return and place the final surface course and finalize all required striping. This work is expected to be completed by October 4, 2013.
The construction work on the Municipal Building continues to move forward this week. Window replacements on the upper floor of the east elevation of Old City Hall have been completed and the large “garage door” window is being installed. Replacement of the limestone base and stone copings is underway and a final washing of this elevation is scheduled in the coming weeks.