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Project Schedule, Detour Plan and Final Configuration depicted at bottom of page.

Friday, May 30, 2014


This week A. Lamp Concrete Contractors’ tree removal subcontractor was onsite removing trees until Thursday.  The tree removal subcontractor will be back later in the project to remove the remainder of the trees that are not currently in conflict with the proposed work.

Next week A. Lamp Concrete Contractors will be onsite performing various operations in preparation for storm sewer work.  This will include installation of erosion control measures, existing fence removal, curb and sidewalk removal needed for temporary pavement installation, and temporary pavement installation along the south side of West Lake Ave. from Greenwood Rd. to the east of Pickwick Ln., and on the north side of West Lake Ave. from Elmdale to the west approximately 300 feet.

The week of June 9 it is anticipated that storm sewer work will begin west of the railroad tracks with A. Lamp installing pipe on the south side of the road.  For this work to take place the detour may be going into effect late next week or early in the week of June 9.  Please note, when the detour goes into effect West Lake Avenue and Greenwood Road will be closed to thru traffic.  Local traffic will be able to access their residences or businesses, but please expect delays

Friday, May 23, 2014

This week A. Lamp Concrete Contractors continued preliminary operations for the project.  Nicor Gas’s subcontractor continued gas main relocation in various locations this week.

 

Next week, A. Lamp Concrete Contractors is scheduled to begin sawcutting the pavement in preparation for underground utility work.  Additionally, the tree removal subcontractor will be onsite to begin tree removal on West Lake Avenue.

 

The current schedule shows the detour route for regional traffic going into effect after the Memorial Day weekend.  Please note, when the detour goes into effect West Lake Avenue and Greenwood Road will be closed to thru traffic.  Local traffic will be able to access their residences or businesses, but please expect delays.

Friday, May 16, 2014


This week A. Lamp Concrete Contractors began preliminary work on the project.  This included survey work throughout the week and streetlight removal by their electrical subcontractor on Friday.  Nicor Gas’s subcontractor (NPL) continued gas main relocation this week with operation on Greenwood Road and West Lake Avenue (east of Greenwood Rd.).

Next week A. Lamp Concrete Contractors is scheduled to continue preliminary operations for the project.  This will include onsite meetings to discuss affected areas of work and potentially tree removal later in the week.  Nicor Gas’s subcontractor will continue gas main relocation in various locations next week.

The current schedule shows the detour route for regional traffic going into effect after the Memorial Day weekend.  Please note, when the detour goes into effect West Lake Avenue and Greenwood Road will be closed to thru traffic.  Local traffic will be able to access their residences or businesses, but please expect delays.”

Thursday, May 1, 2014


On April 18, 2014 A. Lamp Concrete Contractors began installation of traffic control associated with the West Lake Avenue and Greenwood Road intersection improvements project.  The detour signage is currently covered until the contract is to begin.  The detour is intended to divert regional traffic around this area and reduce congestion in the construction zone.  Local traffic will have access thru the area at all times, however during the hours of 9 am to 3 pm the contractor may reduce the roadway down to one lane with flaggers.  Due to numerous public utility conflicts, A. Lamp Concrete Contractors does not plan to start until the week of May 12 at which time they will begin with tree removals and erosion control measures.  The project completion date is Oct 17, 2014.

Starting a few weeks ago Nicor Gas, ComEd and AT&T began utility relocations on West Lake Avenue and Greenwood Roda in preparation for the intersection improvements project.  These utility companies will continue relocations onsite for 6-8 weeks.