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.