Friday, July 21, 2017

Concrete Sidewalk on North Side of Glenview Road Continues.


Work Performed, July 17th to July 21st  
·         Removed sidewalk on the north side of Glenview Road from Church Street to bridge
·         Poured standard concrete sidewalk on the north side of Glenview Road from Pine Street to Bridge
·         Installed irrigation piping
·         Install electrical conduit and began setting concrete posts for street lighting.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, July 24th to July 28th
·         Pour sidewalk, driveway, and curb & gutter in front of OLPH parking lot (one entrance only)
·         Continue to pour standard concrete sidewalk on the north side of Glenview Road from Church Street to bridge
·         Remove sidewalk, driveways, and curb & gutter as needed on east side of Pine Street
·         Pour sidewalk, driveways, and curb & gutter as needed on east side of Pine Street (one entrance will remain open at all times)
·         Complete storm sewer work
·         Remove and pour half the driveway near Jimmy John’s / Shoppers Row parking lot
·         Continue with irrigation piping installation
·         Continue with electrical conduit installation for street lighting
·         Pour concrete bases for street lights.

Thank you to all the business owners and patrons while accessing the businesses along Glenview Road during the construction.  The Village is committed to minimizing any inconvenience to the greatest extent possible.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Concrete Sidewalk Replacement Continues on North Side of Glenview Road from Pine Street to Bridge

Work Performed, July 10 – July 14:  
·           Removed sidewalk along business front on north side of Glenview Road from Pine Street to Church Street
·           Poured concrete sidewalk up to select business fronts on the north side of Glenview Road from Pine Street to Church Street

Work Anticipated to be Performed, July 17 – July 21
·           Remove old sidewalk on the north side of Glenview Road from Pine Street to Church Street
·           Access to businesses will be maintained with ramps and gravel walkway
·           Install unit duct and irrigation system
·           Once unit duct and irrigation installation is complete, pour new sidewalk, weather permitting
·           Remove and replace sidewalk on the east side of Church Street from Glenview Road to the alley
 
Thanks again for all your patience and understanding as you navigate through the construction zone and accommodate the work being performed.   

Friday, July 7, 2017

Construction Work Continues

Illinois legislators have passed a state budget, allowing construction of Glenview Road Streetscape Project to resume. Contractors will arrive onsite on Monday, July 10, 2017 and begin construction at 7:00 a.m.

In the next construction phase, the Contractor will be working to remove and replace the sidewalk on the north side of Glenview Road from Pine Street to Waukegan Road, then on the south side of Glenview Road from Waukegan Road to Church Street. Improvements also include irrigation system improvements; new street lighting; improved landscaping; stamped and colored concrete; traffic signal upgrades, and roadway repaving.

Coordination with business owners during construction is our highest priority. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Glenview Road Streetscape Project, please feel free to contact Public Relations Representative Joanna Ptasinski at 815-444-3307 or jptasinski@glenview.il.us

Friday, June 30, 2017

Construction Anticipated to Stop Friday, June 30

Thank you for your cooperation and patience while construction crews are working to complete infrastructure and streetscape improvements on Glenview Road. Due to the lack of a state budget agreement, all construction projects with State/Federal funding have been instructed to suspend construction on Friday, June 30 until a budget or other spending measure is passed by legislators.

The Glenview Road Streetscape project includes State/Federal funding; therefore, construction is anticipated to stop this Friday. The Village of Glenview has taken the following actions to prepare for the pending construction work suspension:
  • Ongoing underground work that requires the need for the Dewes Street detour is being expedited by the contractor with the goal of substantial completion by Friday, June 30 at 3 p.m. This will allow the roadway to be reopened before the shutdown, without the need to reinstate the detour again at a later time after work is allowed to resume.
  • If weather or other delays negatively impact the timing of the underground work completion as outlined in the above item, the roadway will be temporarily restored and the detour will be taken down by Friday, June 30 at 3 p.m. allowing two-way traffic along Glenview Road during the shutdown period.
  • Sidewalks will be restored to a temporary or permanent condition, so that pedestrian travel ways are fully accessible along both sides of the street during the shutdown period.
  • Idled equipment and materials that remain onsite will be moved to a safe and secure location, away from the travel ways and business entrances to the extent possible.
The Village of Glenview will continue to monitor the situation and provide regular updates.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Potential IDOT Shut-Down would Delay Project

Work Performed, June 19th to June 23rd   
·         Installed water main between Church Street and Waukegan Road
·         Performed necessary testing and receiving necessary approvals prior to placing new water main into service
·         Storm sewer installation
·         Poured concrete sidewalk along the west side of Pine Street
·         Poured concrete sidewalk along the north side of Glenview Road east of Pine Street

Work Anticipated to be Performed, June 26th to June 30th
·         Replace water services to all buildings from Church Street to Waukegan Road
·         Make connections to existing water main on side streets
·         Complete storm sewer installation
·         Install permanent asphalt patching in excavated trenches from Church Street to Waukegan Road
·         Pour remaining concrete sidewalk that has been removed to-date
·         Remove full roadway closure along Glenview Road between Church Street and Waukegan Road
·         Remove detour route
·         General site clean-up in preparation for July 4th weekend and potential IDOT shut-down.

As you may be aware or heard in the news, the State of Illinois has not passed a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Due to the fact a budget has not been passed, all projects with State / Federal Funding have been order to stop construction on Friday, June 30th until a budget or other spending measure is passed by the legislature.

The Glenview Road Streetscape project does include State / Federal funding; therefore, construction is currently anticipated to stop on June 30th. Prior to that date, the contractor is hoping to have all the underground utility work and permanent patching completed between Church Street and Waukegan Road. Should this work be completed, the full roadway closure and detour route will be taken down for Glenview Road between Church Street and Waukegan Road.
 
In order to get as much work as possible completed, the contractor will be working this Saturday, June 24th from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Also, the contractor will begin work each morning at 6:00 AM for the entirety of the week.

The contractor will also perform general site clean-up and review the traffic control devices prior the July 4th Weekend.

We apologize for the inconvenience for these delays, but unfortunately there is nothing the Village of Glenview can do in this situation until the State Legislature / IDOT authorizes work to resume.

 

Thanks again for all your patience.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Roadway Closures Set-Up. Major Construction Started

Work Performed, June 12th to June 16th  
·         Roadway closures set-up along Glenview Road
·         Detour route in effect utilizing Waukegan Road, Dewes Streets, and Harlem Avenue
·         Construction fencing placed within roadway around staging area from Shoppers Row / Oil Lamp Theater to Waukegan Road. Sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians
·         Began water main replacement between Church Street and Waukegan Road
·         Began concrete sidewalk removal on west end of project near railroad tracks

Work Anticipated to be Performed, June 19th to June 23rd  
·         Continue with water main replacement between Church Street and Waukegan Road
·         Perform necessary testing and receive required approvals on the newly installed water main.
·         Sidewalk removal and replacement on the north side of Glenview Road east of Pine Street
·         Continue with irrigation system and electrical construction

Due to major construction activity, thru traffic on Glenview Road is limited and motorists are encouraged to use the detour route.

The Village of Glenview reminds you to use caution in the construction zone. Thank you in advance for your cooperation as we continue to make progress on this exciting project.

All businesses are open during construction and can be accessed utilizing the posted detour routes and sidewalks along the buildings.  Temporary walkways will be provided from the time the existing sidewalks are removed until the new sidewalks can be walked on.

Thanks again for all your patience.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Detour Route to be Set-Up. Underground Utility Work Begins

Work performed this Week, June 5th to 9th
·         Began Saw-cutting along limits of construction
·         Started installation of temporary street lights
·         Started installation of temporary traffic signals at Church Street & Glenview Road
·         Mobilization of equipment
·         Material deliveries

Work anticipated to be performed Next Week, June 12th to June 16th
·         Set-up full roadway closure of Glenview Road from east of the bridge to Waukegan Road
·         Set-up detour route utilizing Waukegan Road, Dewes Street, and Harlem Avenue
·         Install construction fencing within the roadway around staging area from Shoppers Row / Oil Lamp Theater to Waukegan Road. Sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians.
·         Begin water main construction
·         Begin storm sewer construction
·         Begin concrete sidewalk removal on west end of project near railroad tracks.

 Village of Glenview staff has attempted to touch base with each of the business owners along the improvements to communicate expectations and the construction process. Hopefully all these communications tools have been appreciated and informative. We understand there will be impacts, but will attempt to minimize to the greatest extent possible.

We appreciate all your patience and understanding.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Road Closure Starts June 12th

Welcome to the Glenview Road Streetscape Blog!!

Thanks to all the business representatives and residents that attended the preconstruction meeting held this week at the Village Hall.

Construction of the project will begin on Monday, June 12th.  The first work to be completed is the construction of the underground utilities (water main and storm sewer).

Starting Monday, June 12th, a full roadway closure will be in affect along Glenview Road from east of the bridge to Waukegan Road.  A detour route utilizing Dewes Street and Harlem Avenue will be set-up.

The project consists of water main and storm sewer improvements, sidewalk removal and replacement, installation of stamped and colored concrete, new landscaping, an irrigation system, traffic signal up-grades, new street lighting, and roadway repaving.

Work Completed this week, May 30th to June 2nd
·         Resident / Business Owner Preconstruction Meeting
·         Construction layout
·         Marking trees scheduled to be removed

Work Anticipated to be performed Next Week, June 5th to 9th
·         Saw-cutting along limits of construction
·         Installation of temporary street lights
·         Installation of temporary traffic signals at Church Street & Glenview Road
·         Mobilization of equipment
·         Material deliveries

Work to be performed week of June 12th
·         Set-up full roadway closure of Glenview Road from east of the bridge to Waukegan Road
·         Set-up detour route utilizing Waukegan Road, Dewes Street, and Harlem Avenue
·         Install construction fencing within the roadway around staging area from Shoppers Row / Oil Lamp Theater to Waukegan Road. Sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians.
·         Begin water main construction
·         Begin storm sewer construction
·         Begin concrete sidewalk removal on west end of project near railroad tracks.