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DBD Crosswalk & Accessibility Improvements

Project InformationData
Project #  S-007
Category Sidewalks
Start Date July 2019
End Date August 2019
Project Status

              Green
(Project is on schedule.)


Village Contact

Jim Tock, Engineering Manager (630)434-2453

Project Summary

This multi-year project consists of replacing existing sidewalk, curb and gutter, and crosswalks within the limits of the Downers Grove Downtown Business District (DBD) to gain compliance with Americans with Disability Act (ADA).

In 2019, the improvements will take place on Forest Ave at the north leg of Warren Ave.

Project Alerts


Recent Progress

9/20/19

Contractor has completed most of the work and is now working on punch list items and restoration.

8/30/19

Striping of the cross walks is complete. The contractor will be working on minor, miscellaneous punch list items over the next couple of weeks.

8/23/19

Asphalt patching and landscape restoration is complete. Next week, the contractor is expected to install striping for the crosswalks.

8/9/19

This week, the contractor placed curb and gutter, and sidewalk at the southwest and northeast corners of Warren and Forest. Next week, the contractor is expected to perform asphalt patching and landscape restoration, and potentially striping for the crosswalks.

7/26/19

This week, the contractor placed curb and gutter, and sidewalk at the northwest corner of Warren and Forest. Next week, the contractor is expected to place curb and gutter, and sidewalk at the northeast and southwest corners.

7/19/19

Saw Cutting and removals began this week and removals were completed on all three corners July 17th. The contractor is expected to mobilize for framing and pouring the northwest corner early next week.

 

7/12/19

The contractor is expected to mobilize equipment and begin sidewalk and curb and gutter removals at the intersection of Warren Ave (north leg), and Forest Ave the week of July 15, 2019.

6/28/19

The contractor is expected to mobilize equipment and begin sidewalk and curb and gutter removals at the intersection of Warren Ave (north leg) and Forest Ave the week of July 8, 2019.

5/24/19

Design for 2019 is complete and a construction contract has been awarded. The Village is currently determining the location of the improvements for 2019.