Beginning Monday 10/13, the contractor will be removing and replacing sidewalk on the east and west sides of IL21 at various locations due to observed deterioration. In addition, the contractor will be installing a protective coating on all sidewalk not being removed and replaced. It is anticipated that this punch list work will be completed by Monday 10/27. Closures of outside northbound and southbound lanes of IL21 will be in place for the duration of this work.
Today the contractor and sub-contractors will resume completion of final punch list items. Work includes cleaning drainage structures and repairing damaged landscaping on IL 21 and IL 137. This work will require various short term moving lane closures on IL 21 and IL 137. It is anticipated that the project will be 100 % complete on July 31.
All lanes will be open by the end of the week. There will be temporary lane closures to follow for cleanup activities.
Project is now 95% complete. During the week of 5/12/14, various lane closures will be in place on IL 137 and IL 21 in order for crews to finish removing temporary pavement markings and install permanent pavement markings. In addition, the new traffic signals at IL 21/IL 137 and IL 21/Casey Road are scheduled to be activated on Thursday, 5/15/14. Weather permitting, work is anticipated to be complete by the end of the month, with inspections and punch list items to be completed in the 3-4 weeks following.
Weather permitting, on Tuesday, April 29, traffic on southbound IL 21 will be placed in the inside lane from the north project limit to Janas Court. This will enable the contractor and subcontractors to complete remaining work including installation of concrete slope walls at retaining wall/box culvert, installation of handrail at retaining walls, and various punch list work.
On Monday April 21, traffic on northbound and southbound IL 21 shifts to the outside lane from Janas Court to the north project limit. This will enable the contractors to complete remaining work including median landscaping, crossover restoration, curb & gutter placement, and various punch list items.
Weather permitting, construction activities will resume Monday April 7. There will be intermittent daily lane closures on IL 21 and IL 137 in order to complete the traffic signals at the intersections of IL 21/IL 137 and IL 21/Casey Road. In addition to the traffic signals, work includes installation of roadway lighting, placement of guardrail along the northbound side of IL 21 from Janas Ct. to Rollingwoods Rd, final landscaping on the east side of IL 21 and in the median area, and application of permanent pavement markings.
Anticipate all contract work, including any outstanding punch list items, will be complete by June 15.