2019 Street and Water Main Replacements

In the summer of 2019, the Department of Public Works plans to improve the following areas:

Winona Street (Wildwood to Wilson)-0.20 miles: This project will replace the water main, including all valves and hydrants; remove and replace all curb/gutter and driveway aprons; make necessary drainage improvements; and resurface the complete roadway. 

Birch Street (Bertoldo to Western)-0.20 miles: This project will remove and replace all curb/gutter; make drainage and storm sewer improvements; and resurface the complete roadway. Additionally, the water main, including all valves and hydrants, will be replaced from Choate Street to Western Avenue. 

Sangamon Street (Shabbona to Central Park) -0.19 miles: This project will remove and replace spot sidewalk and resurface the complete roadway.

This work is scheduled to begin in June, 2019. The contractor is M/J Underground. 

Update June 4, 2019: We have awarded the contract but the construction schedule is not available yet. Work is anticipated to begin in June and further updates will be available soon. 

Update June 7, 2019: Work on Winona is scheduled to begin June 17th. All trees will be removed from the right of way and the street will be milled over the new water main trench. Parking will be prohibited on Winona Street when construction begins. 

Work on Birch and Sangamon will not begin until after July 1st on these streets, with the exception of tree removals on Birch Street.  

Please continue to check this site for further updates.