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Street Improvement Updates

Post Date:04/21/2019

Update for June 21, 2019

We are happy to announce that these two projects are 99% complete.  Landscape watering continues and the final punch list is being completed.  The construction signs have been removed and all road are open to all traffic.
Please be advised that the street maintenance parking restriction that was suspended during these projects will now be lifted.  Please remember to move your car on your street maintenance day.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your cooperation and patience. Mother Nature really challenged the contractor during these projects, but the end result is worth it.
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for June 18, 2019

We are pleased to inform you that on Tuesday, June 18th, the final application of asphalt will be applied on Pittsburgh and Ozanam Avenues.  Starting at 5:00 A.M., the contractor will begin putting the primer coat down, followed by the final coat of asphalt.  Please make sure your cars are off the street this evening, or prior to 5:00 A.M. tomorrow morning.  

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Joe Spain at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this project.

Update for June 10, 2019

The landscaping contractor worked over the weekend restoring parkway damage and repairing irrigation systems.  On Tuesday, June 11th, the remaining concrete work is scheduled to be completed.  The final application of asphalt is scheduled to be completed by Friday, June 14th.

If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for June 4, 2019

The road projects are one step closer to completion.  The sewer contractor has completed all improvements and adjustments.  The landscaper is on schedule to complete the
parkway restoration by Wednesday, weather permitting.  The final paving is scheduled to be completed by early next week.
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for May 29, 2019

Weather permitting, the contractor will begin to apply the binder coat of asphalt (1-2 layers) on Ozanam and Pittsburgh Avenues. If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for May 21, 2019

The contractor has begun milling the street today.  The schedule calls for both Pittsburgh and Ozanam to be completely milled by tomorrow.  The sewer contractor is scheduled to
start adjusting the sewers in the curb line and street to bring them to the correct height to match the curb and street this week. If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for May 17, 2019

Tentatively and weather permitting, the concrete replacement is scheduled to be completed on Monday, May 20th. The weather prohibited the contractor from completing the concrete replacement today. The landscaping replacement has begun with the replacement of any driveways with paver bricks. The next phase of the project, asphalt grinding, is scheduled to begin the week of May 20th. If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for May 15, 2019

Tentatively and weather permitting, all concrete work on Pittsburgh and Ozanam is scheduled to be completed by Friday, May 17th.  All driveways will be accessible by next week, pending engineers
approval. The next phase of the project will be the landscaping replacement. The landscaper is scheduled to begin the week of May 20th.
Public Works began sod replacement from the damage done during the winter on May 13th. Please be advised that Public Works will water the sod 5 times after it has been replaced.  The homeowner
will need to continue water the sod after that.  Any sod that dies due to neglect will not be replaced. 

The Cumberland I-DOT project is proceeding as scheduled. The first coat (binder) of asphalt has been completed. This work is being performed during normal working hours.
The C-DOT Foster Avenue sewer project has begun and detour signs are posted.

If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.
 

Update for May 9, 2019

 The contractor was able to continue curb and sidewalk replacement on Pittsburgh on Wednesday. Weather permitting, the replacement of curb and sidewalk will continue today and tomorrow. Weather permitting, the removal of the curb, catwalks and aprons on the east side of Ozanam is scheduled to begin tomorrow at Wilson and continue south to Montrose. The driveways on the west side of Ozanam, south of Wilson, will be made accessible. The curb replacement on the east side of Ozanam is scheduled to begin tomorrow.
If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for May 7, 2019

Today, weather permitting, the curb will be replaced on the east side of Pittsburgh from Foster to Charmaine. All the aprons, sidewalk and curb on the east side of Pittsburgh will be completely removed today. On the west side of Ozanam all of the aprons and curb have been replaced. The remainder of the catwalks are scheduled to be replaced today.  Upon engineering approval, the barricades will be removed for access to the driveways. Once the west side driveways are accessible removal of aprons, catwalks and curb will begin on the east
side of Ozanam. If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for April 23,  2019

Day one of the street improvement project resulted in most of the sidewalks on the west side of Pittsburgh being removed from Foster to Argyle.  Weather permitting, today the curbs and the remainder of the sidewalks in front of driveways will be removed.  We anticipate the removal of the curb and aprons on the west side of Ozanam to begin as early as Wednesday, April 24th, weather permitting.

If you have any questions, please contact Joe Spain, Superintendent of Public Works at 708-453-0800 ext. 5318.

Update for April 22, 2019

We would like to update you on various street improvement projects in our area.

 IDOT has informed us that the concrete replacement portion of the Cumberland Avenue street project is complete.  Grinding of Cumberland Avenue is to begin Monday, April 22nd during the overnight hours of 8:00 P.M. until 6:00 A.M.  A date for the final paving process has yet to be set.

Also, beginning April 22nd, weather permitting, the Village of Norridge will begin two major street improvement projects.  Ozanam Avenue from Lawrence to Montrose Avenues and Pittsburgh Avenue from Foster to Argyle Avenues are scheduled for concrete replacement work and repaving of the streets.  The anticipated completion of these projects is June 28th.  We encourage you to avoid these areas during this time.

 If you have any questions regarding the Cumberland Avenue project, please contact IDOT at 1-800-452-4368.  If you have any questions regarding the two Village of Norridge’s projects, please contact the Norridge Village Hall at 708-453-0800. 

 

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