Rita Avenue and Nicholas Avenue Street Reconstruction Project

The City will be reconstructing Rita Avenue and Nicholas Avenue during the 2019 construction season.  See project details below and please check back for project updates as we progress through construction.

Project Phase: Construction

Proposed Improvements: The City will be installing new water main, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer including new water and sanitary service connections to each house. The City will then perform a full depth reconstruction of both streets with new stone base and asphalt surfacing. Additional work will include replacement of all curbs, sidewalks, and driveway aprons.

Contractor:  Stark and Son Trenching

Resident Engineer:         Justin McKuzes of H.R. Green, Inc. 
                                          Justin cell 815-509-7529
                                          Justin email: jmckuzes@hrgreen.com

Estimated Timeline:  Anticipated May  2019 – September 2019

Project Locations:  Rita Avenue and Nicholas Avenue from Edward Avenue to S. 13th Avenue.

Road Closures: Short-term road closures will be required at intermittent times.  No long term road closures are anticipated.

 

Update - 5/23/19

Next week the contractor will be performing the following activities:

  • Switching all remaining properties over to the new sanitary sewer.
  • Completing installation of the new water main.

Road Closure Alert:  Edward Avenue will be closed on Thursday, May 30th near the intersection of Nicholas Avenue.   The closure is anticipated to begin at 8 AM and remain until 5 PM.

Update 5/17/2019

Sanitary sewer connections, water main, storm sewer crossings

Next week the contractor will be performing the following activities:

  • Completing sanitary sewer service line connections and switching all properties over to the new sanitary sewer.
  • Beginning installation of the new water main.
  • Replacement of storm sewer crossings as necessary with water main installation.
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