Current Projects & Construction Updates

Project Name

& Location

Description

Impact on Motorists

Start 

Date

Targeted

Completion

Progress to Date

Metra Depot Construction & Platform Improvements

New depot building, new warming shelter, and inbound platform replacement (east half)

East half of inbound platform closed during construction (utilize pedestrian detour using west crossing).

Occasional closure of the eastbound Route 14 right turn lane @ W. Main Street.

6/18/2018

September

2019

Work continues on masonry, electrical, HVAC, and interior partition walls. The Union Pacific Railroad plans to begin platform replacement work August 1.

East half of inbound platform closed to pedestrians – commuters must use detour to western crossing.

Metra Pedestrian Crossing Gates & Platform Improvements

Inbound platform replacement (west half) and new signal/gates and at the western pedestrian crossing

Western half of inbound platform would be temporarily closed during construction with a detour to the pedestrian crossing at W. Main St.

Spring

2020

Summer

2020

Pending completion of design plans by Union Pacific Railroad

Three Oaks Road – Part 1

(Silver Lake Rd to S. Rawson Bridge Rd)

Asphalt resurfacing, bike path extension/widening, and new southbound First Street right turn lane

Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

6/3/2019

August

2019

Bike path grading and excavations for First Street turn lane widening underway. Asphalt removal and paving should begin in late July.

Three Oaks Road – Part 2

(Silver Lake Rd to S Rawson Bridge Rd)

Traffic signal modernization, new overhead pedestrian warning beacon (Three Oaks @ Crest), tree planting, & punch-list items

Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

Spring

2020

June

2020

Pending delivery of signal equipment and spring planting season.

Eastern Gateway Lift Station

(Jandus Road @ Cary Point Dr)

New sanitary sewage pump station at east end of village. Includes new pipeline crossing beneath the railroad tracks connecting to the existing sewer system.

Partial daytime lane closures on Jandus Road @ Cary Point Drive for pipeline crossing installation (road remains open to all traffic, including semi-trucks)

Fall

2019

March

2020

Pending approval of construction bid award on 7/16/19

Spring Street Culvert Replacement

Replace existing culvert beneath Spring Street at the Cary Creek crossing to address flooding and road closures during heavy rains.

Temporary closure of Spring Street @ creek crossing during construction – detour would be posted through Cary Point Industrial Park.

11/1/2019

11/20/2019

Pending approval of permits

Nicor Gas Utility Work

(Silver Lake Rd, south of Three Oaks Rd)


Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

June 2019



MCI Fiber Optic Utility Work

(Georgetown Dr / Three Oaks Rd / W. Main St)


Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic and driveways will be accessible)




MCI Fiber Optic Utility Work

(US Route 14 @ W. Main St & W. Main St @ Jandus Rd)


Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

July

2019

Fall

2019


MCI Fiber Optic Utility Work

(East Main St)




Summer

2019


Asphalt Patching Program

(various locations)

Repairs to various sections of roadways will be made as part of the annual Pavement Patching Program. These asphalt repairs are only for smaller isolated sections of the pavement where the surface condition is more deteriorated as compared to the rest of the roadway.  

Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

TBD

Summer 2019


Sidewalk & Curb Replacement Program

(various locations)

Repairs to various sections of sidewalk will be made as part of the annual Sidewalk & Curb Replacement Program. 

Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

6/13/2019

6/28/2019

Completed.

Crack Sealing Program

(various locations)


Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

TBD



Pavement Marking Program

(various locations)

This project will refresh pavement markings in various areas where markings may have deteriorated.  

Partial daytime lane closures with flagger (road remains open to traffic)

7/16/2019

7/22/2019