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Posted on: November 14, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Saturday Work

The contractor has requested the ability to work on the remaining Saturdays this year. The Municipal Code states that heavy machinery cannot be used between the hours of 9:00AM-5:00PM on Saturdays (5-2-3 Limitations of Construction Noise). The contractor ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Johnson Avenue Intersection Closures/Johnson Avenue (46th-45th) Access (Updated 11/16/2018)

Update 11/16/2018

Please refer to the updated Intersection Closure Map. The intersection work has been re-configured due to the ComED utility poles. The poles in questions are scheduled for removal today, but their presence has delayed a the west portion o...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 12, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 11/12/2018

The contractor is preparing the sub-base of both Lawn Avenue and Johnson Avenue (45th-46th) and pouring some driveway apron and curb gaps today and tomorrow. The west lane of Lawn Avenue is scheduled to be poured on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Additiona...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 11/7/2018

The contractor is still on schedule to complete the majority of the concrete items (pavement, driveways, sidewalk, etc.) by the Thanksgiving Holiday. All landscaping items (restoration of parkway with sod, tree/landscaping plantings, etc.) will likely be ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 30, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - West Johnson Avenue (46th-45th) Removal Start Date

The contractor will begin pavement removal on the west lane of Johnson (45th-46th) as early as tomorrow morning. All residents on the west side of Johnson Avenue (45th-46th) should have your vehicles out of your driveway by 7:00AM tomorrow (10/31/18) morn...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lane of Johnson Avenue (45th-46th) Re-Opening

The east lane of Johnson Avenue (45th-46th) is scheduled to be re-opened today, pending the final concrete test results. If the lane is not re-opened today, it will be re-opened on Monday morning. The contractor will remove barricades from driveway aprons...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Nicor Gas Main Conflict on Lawn Avenue

The contractor has discovered a very shallow 2" Nicor gas main on Lawn Avenue. The main in question was displayed on the plans and specifications, but its depth was shallower than the standard depth for Nicor. Village staff and the contractor are wor...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Leaf Pick-Up

Leaf pick-up will remain available on Johnson Avenue and Lawn Avenue. Please pile your leaves on the parkway, between the sidewalk and curb. Public Works crews will retrieve them with the vactor truck if the roadway is available. If they cannot get down t...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 18, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - West Johnson Avenue Removal Start Date (Update 10/24/18)

Update 10/24/18

The contractor is officially scheduled to begin the removal of the west lane pavement of Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) on Thursday, October 25, 2018, weather permitting. The unexpected rain last Friday and Nicor utility conflicts yesterday aft...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - West Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date

The contractor will begin the removal of the west lane of Lawn Avenue tomorrow, October 17, 2018, weather permitting. Residents on the west side of Lawn should have your vehicles our of the driveway by 7:00 AM. Vehicles are allowed to park overnight on th...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 15, 2018

2018 Roadway Program -Project Update 10/15/18

Johnson Avenue

  • The east lane of Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) will be re-opened for use by the end of the work day tomorrow. Residents should treat the east lane as a northbound street as normal.
  • The east lane of Johnson Avenue (46th-45th) will be poured tomor...
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Posted on: October 11, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 10/11/18

Johnson Avenue (East Lane)

  • Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) is continuing to cure. The curing process requires 7-10 days from the day the concrete is poured before vehicles can travel on the new pavement without damaging it. A new update will be posted once it h...
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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: October 8, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue Sewer Information

Staff has received various correspondences today. Please see the information below to help clear some of the misinformation.

Storm Sewer Installation 

Johnson Avenue was previously comprised of a single sewer (varying between 10"-12") ben...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 10/1/2018

Lawn Avenue

The east lane of Lawn Avenue was completed on Friday. The pavement is curing, which is the process of the concrete building enough strength to handle the weight of everyday traffic without failing. The curing process of the concrete used takes ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue East Lane - Pavement Removal Official Start

Johnson Avenue East Lane Removal

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east lane on September 24, 2018, weather permitting. The removal of the east driving lane will remove access to any resident with a driveway on that side of the ...

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