Friday, September 22, 2017

North Bound Detour Removed. 2-Way Traffic Re-Established

Work Performed, September 18th to September 18th   
·         Removal of Northbound Detour. 2-way traffic re-established
·         There will continue to be construction delays as the road work continues; however, work will be done during working hours with flaggers
·         Performed pavement milling of the entire roadway, including intersection of Glenview Road & Harlem Avenue
·         Installed temporary pavement marking tape to delineate lanes.
·         Swept roadway from debris due to construction and milling operations.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, September 25th to September 29th   
·         Evaluate pavement following milling and perform pavement patching as required
·         Complete remaining concrete repairs.
·         Continue with landscape restorations.
·         Depending on work progress, pave first layer of asphalt pavement near the end of the week.

A majority of the concrete base repairs are completed. The pavement will be re-evaluated to determine if any additional pavement patching needs to occur. It is anticipated any additional pavement patching will be performed next week.  Depending on work progress, the first layer of asphalt pavement will be paved.

The northbound detour from Golf Road to Glenview Road has been removed with 2-way traffic being re-established. The remaining work will be performed allowing for 2-way traffic at all times. However, during patching and paving operations flaggers will be utilized to direct traffic around the work zone. Travel delays are expected to continue until project completion.

Thanks again for all your patience and understanding as you utilized alternate routes during the northbound detour.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Pavement Milling Next Week. Expect Travel Delays

Work Performed, September 11th to September 15th  
·         Detour of North Bound Traffic remains in effect.
·         Completed concrete base patching on easterly lanes and intersections.
·         Began concrete base patching on the westerly lanes and intersections.
·         Lowering of manholes in preparation for pavement milling of remainder of roadway.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, September 18th to September 22nd  
·         Detour of North Bound Traffic to remain in effect.
·         Pavement milling of remaining asphalt pavement including:
o   Intersection of Glenview Road and Harlem Avenue
o   Easterly intersections
o   Westerly travel lanes
o   Westerly intersections
·         Continue with concrete base patching

On Monday and Tuesday next week, the contractor will be milling the existing pavement along Glenview Road from Harlem Avenue to Waukegan Road as part of the Harlem Avenue Improvement and the Glenview Road Improvements.  The work has been scheduled to be completed at the same time to reduce the length of travel delays. We do anticipate some travel delays along Glenview Road early next week while the work is on-going, please plan accordingly.

Once the work along Glenview Road is completed, the contractor will continue to mill the remaining asphalt pavement along Harlem Avenue. It is anticipated all asphalt pavement milling will be completed by the end of the week.

Concrete base patching will also continue before and after the pavement milling. Steel plates will continue to be installed over the excavations and poured concrete to allow for access to driveways and intersections to the greatest extent possible.

Thanks again for all your patience as you drive through the construction site and travel delays anticipated next week while the Glenview Road work is performed.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Work to Begin on West Side of Harlem Avenue

Work Performed, September 5th to September 8th
·         Detour of North Bound Traffic remains in effect.
·         Completed concrete base patching along the east / northbound lanes of Harlem Avenue
·         Continued with concrete base patching along the easterly intersections of Harlem Avenue

Work Anticipated to be Performed, September 11th to September 15th
·         Detour of North Bound Traffic to remain in effect.
·         Concrete base patching completed on the westerly lanes of Harlem Avenue
·         Concrete base patching complete along westerly intersections.

Concrete base patching is continuing to be performed and the northbound detour remains in effect. As previously, steel plates will be installed over the excavations and poured concrete to allow for access to driveways and intersections to the greatest extent possible.

Thanks again for all your patience and understanding as you experience travel delays and take alternate routes while the detour is up.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Work Continues on Northbound / East Lanes of Harlem Avenue

Work Performed, August 28th to September 1st  
·         Detour of North Bound Traffic has been established and is currently in affect.
·         Set-up signs for detour route and traffic control devices
·         Milled 2-inches of asphalt pavement on north bound / easterly lanes
·         Removed temporary asphalt and gravel previously installed in water main trench on east side of roadway
·         Began pouring permanent concrete base course over water main trench.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, September 5th to September 8th  
·         No work planned over weekend or Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day
·         Complete pouring permanent concrete base course over water main trench on east side of roadway
·         Perform additional concrete patching as needed on east side of roadway

During the excavation, concrete installation, and curing period, steel plates will continue to be installed at each driveway and intersection to allow for vehicular access. There will be times when access will not be possible at certain intersections and driveways while construction is on-going.  Access is anticipated to be re-established at the end of each work day.

Thank you for all your patience and understanding as the northbound detour is now in place. We are expecting the detour to remain in place for approximately 1 month.

Have a safe and enjoyable Labor Day Weekend!!!

Friday, August 25, 2017

North Bound Detour to Begin Monday

Work Performed, August 21st to August 25th 
·         Complete concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement along the east and west side of Harlem Avenue.
·         90% of all concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement is completed with the exception of a few areas that need to be removed and replaced due to graffiti or other damage prior to curing, replacement of concrete driveway damaged due to construction, and other minor locations.
·         Performed general site clean-up around concrete sidewalk previously replaced.
·         Set-up signs in preparation for northbound detour
·         Prepared for pavement milling along northbound / easterly lanes.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, August 28th to September 1st
·         Detour to be setup for Northbound traffic from Golf Road to Glenview Road on Monday, August 28th
·         Milling of existing asphalt pavement surface on northbound / easterly half of roadway
·         Removal of temporary asphalt patching over water main excavation
·         Installation of permanent concrete base patch over water main excavation
·         Concrete base patching as required in existing pavement
·         General site clean-up in preparation for Labor Day weekend.

A North Bound detour of Harlem Avenue from Golf Road to Glenview Road will be established starting Monday, August 28th.  Northbound traffic will be detoured along Golf Road to Shermer Road to Glenview Road. Southbound traffic will be allowed to travel along Harlem Avenue. The detour is expected to last approximately 1 month.

While the detour is up, the contractor will be milling the existing asphalt surface to a depth of 2-inches. The contractor will then remove the previously installed temporary asphalt pavement over the water main excavation.  Once the temporary pavement is removed, a permanent concrete base will be installed along the water main excavations. The contractor will also perform base repairs of the existing asphalt pavement prior to installed the first layer of asphalt pavement.

During the excavation, concrete installation, and curing period over the water main excavation, steel plates will be installed at each driveway and intersection to allow for vehicular access. There will be times when access will not be possible at certain intersections and driveways while construction is on-going.  Access is anticipated to be re-established at the end of each work day.

We ask that all residents along Harlem Avenue and general public traveling along Harlem Avenue to please allow for additional travel times while construction is on-going and the detour is established. It is recommend an alternate route is utilized if possible.

Thanks for all your patience and understanding as you navigate the northbound detour over the coming weeks.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Concrete Curb and Gutter and Sidewalk Replacements On-Going

Work Performed, August 14th to August 18th
·         Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement along the east side of Harlem Avenue from Harrison Street to Glenview Road
·         Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement along the west side of Harlem Avenue from Glenview Road to Henley Street
·         Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement at the intersection of Glenview Road and Harlem Avenue.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, August 14th to August 18th
·         Continue with concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement on the east and west side of Harlem Avenue.
·         Complete concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement at the intersection of Glenview Road and Harlem Avenue.

Residents will continue to be notified via a hand-delivered letter by the Village of Glenview should driveway access be restricted during concrete curb & gutter or sidewalk replacement.

The Village is continuing to work with the contractor to get the concrete sidewalk and curb & gutter replacement work completed as soon as possible with school starting next week.  If work is completed as anticipated, a majority of the concrete work from Central Road to Glenview Road will be completed at the end of next week.

As stated previously, once the concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement is completed, a detour for northbound traffic will be set-up while so the roadway patching can be completed. Southbound traffic will be allowed to travel along Harlem Avenue for the duration of the project. We anticipate the detour will be in place for approximately 1 month.

Thanks again for all your patience as work continues along Harlem Avenue.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Concrete Curb and Gutter and Sidewalk Replacements to be Completed on East Side of Harlem Avenue.

Work Performed, July 31st to August 11th  
·         Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement along the east side of Harlem Avenue from Harrison Street to Glenview Road
·         Concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement along the west side of Harlem Avenue from Glenview Road to Henley Street
·         Traffic Signal Improvements at the intersections of Glenview Road & Harlem Avenue, Dewes Street & Harlem Avenue, Central Road & Harlem Avenue.

Work Anticipated to be Performed, August 14th to August 18th

·         Continue with concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk replacement on the east and west side of Harlem Avenue.
  • Complete work on East Side of Harlem Avenue. 

Residents will continue to be notified via a hand-delivered letter by the Village of Glenview should driveway access be restricted during concrete curb & gutter or sidewalk replacement.

There has been some miscommunication regarding the schedule of work to be performed.  The Village has had several conversations to ensure the work is performed in the proper order to allow for pedestrian access.  Please be assured, the Village will do everything possible to ensure the sidewalk is poured as quickly as possible along the east side of the project prior to removing additional concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk on the west side of the street.

The Village is working with the contractor to determine the timeframe for completing the concrete curb & gutter and sidewalk repairs.  Once that work is completed, a detour will be set up for north bound traffic.  Southbound traffic will be allowed on Harlem Avenue, but northbound traffic will be detoured along Golf Road to Shermer Road to Glenview Road. We anticipate the detour will be set-up in the next 2 to 3 weeks and will last approximately 1 month.

Thanks again for all your patience during the construction project.