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Innovative Process Used in Neighborhood Project

An innovative road paving technique was recently used in the Downers Grove Estates/Esterbrook neighborhood, located near the southwest corner of 63rd and Main Street. This method of roadway reconstruction involves pulverizing the existing pavement, mixing it with cement and water and ultimately placing it back down as the base for the road. A layer of asphalt is then used on top to finish the job. It's called full depth reclamation. Communications Director Doug Kozlowski and Assistant Director of Engineering Andy Sikich describe this financially and environmentally sustainable construction process in this video short.