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2021 Springside Ave & Prentiss Creek Culvert Replacement

 

Table #: Project completion and contact information.
Project InformationData
Project # SW-070
Category Drainage
Start Date April 2021
End Date September 2021
Project Status

On Schedule

Village Contact

Zlatko Nikolov
znikolov@downers.us
Staff Engineer
(630) 434-5564

Project Summary

This project includes culvert pipe replacement where Prentiss Creek crosses Springside Ave (just north of Bolson Dr), storm sewer replacement, roadway and sidewalk replacement, installation of an ornamental fence adjacent to the sidewalk, and streambank stabilization. The work will require closure of Springside Ave and a detour route will be posted.

Project Alerts

 

Recent Progress

1/14/22

Next week the contractor is expected to complete installation of the fence and continue working on the punchlist.

12/24/21

This week the contractor continued to install the fence. Next week the contractor is expected to complete installation of the fence.

12/17/21

This week the contractor began to install the fence and began work on the punchlist. Next week the contractor is expected to complete installation of the fence.

12/10/21

This week the contractor began work on punchlist items. Next week the contractor is expected to install the fence and continue working on the punchlist.

12/03/21

Last week Nicor finished up their work related to the new gas main in the area of the project. Next week the contractor is expected to install the fence and begin work on punchlist items.

10/15/21

This week the contractor installed grass seed and sod in the project area. The permanent fence that is intended to be installed around the new culverts and creek has been subject to manufacturing delays, and is expected to be installed within 2 months time. Until the permanent fence can be delivered and installed, temporary pedestrian access will only be available along the East side of the road via a temporary gravel path. The sidewalk on the West side of the road will remain closed between Brookwood Dr and Bolson Dr. The road is open to vehicular traffic.

10/08/21

This week the contractor cleaned up the site and added topsoil in preparation of sod and grass seed. Next week the contractor is expected to continue restoration operations. The road is open to vehicular traffic and pedestrian access is only available along the East side of the road via a temporary gravel path.

10/01/21

The road is open to vehicular traffic and pedestrian access is only available along the East side of the road via a temporary gravel path. Next week the contractor is expected to continue restoration operations.

9/24/21

The road is open to vehicular traffic and pedestrian access is only available along the East side of the road via a temporary gravel path. Next week the contractor is expected to continue restoration operations.

9/17/21

This week the contractor completed the pavement striping on the restored portions of Springside Ave. The road is open to vehicular traffic and pedestrian access is only available along the East side of the road via a temporary gravel path. Next week the contractor is expected to continue restoration operations.

9/10/21

This week the contractor completed pavement restoration and Springside Avenue is now open to vehicular traffic. The sidewalk on the West side thrrough the construction zone remains closed; however, a temporary path has been installed for pedestrian traffic on the East side. Next week the contractor is expected to continue restoration operations.

9/3/21

This week the contractor completed sidewalk and curb & gutter installation. Next week the contractor is expected to begin asphalt paving and continue restoration operations.

8/27/21

This week the contractor completed grading operations. Next week the contractor is expected to begin restoration operations. The first restoration work to take place will involve the removal & replacement of sidewalk and curb & gutter.

8/20/21

Next week the contractor is expected to continue grading operations. Temporary pedestrian access is available through the site; however, Springside Ave remains closed to vehicular traffic.

8/13/21

Next week the contractor is expected to continue grading operations. Temporary pedestrian access is available through the site; however, Springside Ave remains closed to vehicular traffic.

8/6/21

  • This week, framing and installation of rebar continued on the downstream side.
  • The contractor is expected to work on Saturday (August 7th) to complete framing and rebar installation operations.
  • Next week, the contractor is expected to pour the final section of the headwall and wingwalls for the box culvert and begin grading operations within the creek. Temporary pedestrian access has been established through the job site. Springside Ave remains closed to vehicular traffic.

7/30/21

The last segments of the storm sewer were installed through the wingwalls on the downstream side. The first of two pours for the wingwalls was poured this week. Next week the contractor is expected to begin grading operations on the downstream side and remove the 18" diameter pump from the site.

7/23/21

The downstream foundation was poured this week. Next week the contractor is expected to begin installing the storm sewer connections into the wingwalls and begin framing the wingwalls. They are expected to pour the first of two pours for the wingwalls late next week.

7/9/21

The project has been delayed due to weather and utility conflicts. The new completion date for the project is expected to be mid/late-August. The contractor has been made aware of the August 13th first day of school date and expectations have been set to have the road reopened before that time. The contractor is expected to continue framing the upstream headwall and begin framing the downstream headwall and wingwalls next week.

7/2/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

6/25/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

6/18/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

6/11/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues. The upstream walls were poured this week and the contractor is expected to begin framing the last section on the upstream end next week.

6/4/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues. The framing on the upstream end continues and pouring is expected to take place next week.

5/28/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues. The foundations for the upstream headwall and wingwalls have been poured, and framing of the upstream walls is expected to be completed and poured next week.

5/21/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

5/14/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

5/7/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues. Grading operations have begun on the upstream side of the creek.

4/30/21

Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

4/23/21

Majority installation of the 66" storm sewer extension completed. Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls continues.

4/16/21

Installation of the 66" storm sewer extension is expected to begin 4/16/21. Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls will continue. Road reopening delayed until further notice.

4/9/21

Installation of precast culvert sections has been completed. Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls will continue. Road reopening has been delayed.

4/2/21

Installation of precast culvert sections expected to be completed 4/2. Framing for the poured-in-place headwalls and wingwalls will take place early next week. Road reopening is expected to take place the second half of the week.

3/26/21

Precast pipes and structures were delivered on-site. East sidewalk is expected to be closed over the weekend. Road closed starting Monday, 3/29.

3/19/21

Tree removal is underway and is expected to be completed the week of 3/22. Road closure and construction is expected to begin 3/29.

03/12/21

Tree removal is expected to begin the week of 3/22/21.

10/23/20

Due to the lead time on material required to complete the project, the project is now expected to begin in Spring 2021.

9/4/20

The construction contract was approved at the September 8th Council Meeting. A preconstruction meeting is planned for the week of September 14th. Construction notices will be sent out to those impacted by the project when a construction schedule is established.

8/28/20

Bids have been received. The construction contract is scheduled for Council approval in September.

8/14/20

The project is currently out to bid, with bids due 8/21/20.