Illinois Street Reconstruction

This project will reconstruct Illinois Street from Orchard Drive to Western Avenue (0.65 miles). Construction will remove and replace all curb/gutter and driveway aprons; make necessary drainage improvements; and resurface the complete roadway.  

Construction is to begin in the summer of 2019. 

The general contractor is Iroquois Paving. 

Update June 4, 2019: IDOT has awarded the contract but the construction schedule is not available yet. Work is anticipated to begin this summer and further updates will be available in the coming weeks. 

Update July 1, 2019: Construction is anticipated to begin July 8, 2019. The the attached letter that was sent to affected residents. 

July 1, 2019 Letter

Update July 15, 2019: In a letter dated July 1, residents along the project were alerted to the beginning of the Illinois Street Reconstruction project which was slated to begin July 8. The projected was delayed one week and is now set to begin.  Click on the link below for an update on the project.

July 15, 2019 Letter

Update July 26, 2019: No work is planned for the week of July 29th. 

Update August 13, 2019: Curb and driveway apron removal and replacement has begun. 

Please continue to check this site for further updates.