Latest ‘Construction Updates’

December 2, 2016 – Peoples Gas

Many of you have written to us asking why we have dug up a brand new street. There were gas leaks that occurred at Granville and Broadway and at Ridge and Glenwood after the repaving of the streets. Emergency repairs were needed, and Peoples Gas responded quickly to each incident. Granville has been repaved and will […]

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November 25, 2016 – Peoples Gas at Granville and Broadway

Last week there was a gas leak at Granville and Broadway and down Granville to Sheridan. Peoples Gas was quick to respond to the issue and has addressed the problem. Crews have completed the tie and gassed the new main. Contractors backfilled openings and poured concrete earlier this week. The contractor will be onsite by middle of […]

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October 21, 2016 – Broadway and Ridge Resurfacing

Concrete work continues through next week, including ADA crosswalks and curbs. Utility work also continues. Final layer of resurfacing expected to begin the week of Oct. 24, weather permitting, with pavement markings to follow.

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August 19, 2016 – Broadway Resurfacing

The resurfacing of Broadway from Devon to Foster Avenues, originally scheduled to start this week, has been delayed. Stay tuned to the Alderman’s newsletter for a new start date as soon as we know more. In the meantime, the no-parking signs posted this week will be removed.

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August 19, 2016 – Argyle Streetscape Project

Paver work continues from the CTA station to Winthrop. Starting Monday August 22, paver installation will begin on the last portion of the streetscape: the intersection of Argyle and Winthrop. This intersection will be closed down for the paver work, with a goal of having it open again by the end of the week. All […]

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August 19, 2016 – Ridge Water Main Project

All lanes of Ridge Ave. are open to traffic! See details below: Phase 1 & 2 (Clark Street to Broadway): The work on these sections is complete, and all lanes are once again open to traffic. Phase 3 (Portions of Wayne and Hollywood Avenues): Chlorination of the new pipe is taking place today (August 19). […]

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April 29, 2016 – Alley Apron Replacements

The Department of Transportation will be starting alley apron replacements at the following locations: 1211 W. Granville Ave. 1215 W. Rosedale Ave. 1245 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 1456 W. Highland Ave. 1533 W. Thorndale Ave. 1420 W. Victoria Ave. During the project, the alley aprons will be out of use for approximately two (2) weeks […]

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April 29, 2016 – Victoria Water Main Project

Restoration work is ongoing.  Parking restrictions will be lifted once completed (expected week of May 2), until resurfacing is scheduled.

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April 29, 2016 – Broadway Water Main Project

Phases 1 & 2 (Bryn Mawr to Thorndale); Service connections have been made up to Rosedale Avenue. Connections from Rosedale to Thorndale are scheduled for week of May 2 Concrete cap work is set to begin Monday May 2 on Broadway going northward Phases 3 & 4 (Bryn Mawr to Foster): Water main installation continues, […]

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April 29, 2016 – Olive Avenue Water Main Project

Community Meeting: Monday May 2, 6:30pm, Edgewater Baptist Church, 1401 W. Hollywood This meeting will present the scope and proposed time-line for the upcoming water main improvement project on Olive Avenue from Clark to Glenwood.

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