News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - West Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date

The contractor will begin the removal of the west lane of Lawn Avenue tomorrow, October 17, 2018, weather permitting. Residents on the west side of Lawn should have your vehicles our of the driveway by 7:00 AM. Vehicles are allowed to park overnight on th...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

2018 Roadway Program -Project Update 10/15/18

Johnson Avenue

  • The east lane of Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) will be re-opened for use by the end of the work day tomorrow. Residents should treat the east lane as a northbound street as normal.
  • The east lane of Johnson Avenue (46th-45th) will be poured tomor...
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Posted on: October 11, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 10/11/18

Johnson Avenue (East Lane)

  • Johnson Avenue (47th-46th) is continuing to cure. The curing process requires 7-10 days from the day the concrete is poured before vehicles can travel on the new pavement without damaging it. A new update will be posted once it h...
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Posted on: October 8, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue Sewer Information

Staff has received various correspondences today. Please see the information below to help clear some of the misinformation.

Storm Sewer Installation 

Johnson Avenue was previously comprised of a single sewer (varying between 10"-12") ben...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update 10/1/2018

Lawn Avenue

The east lane of Lawn Avenue was completed on Friday. The pavement is curing, which is the process of the concrete building enough strength to handle the weight of everyday traffic without failing. The curing process of the concrete used takes ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue East Lane - Pavement Removal Official Start

Johnson Avenue East Lane Removal

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east lane on September 24, 2018, weather permitting. The removal of the east driving lane will remove access to any resident with a driveway on that side of the ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Johnson Avenue Asphalt Grinding/East Lane Start Date

Johnson Avenue Asphalt Removals

The contractor is scheduled to grind and remove the asphalt on Johnson Avenue on September 20, 2018, weather permitting. The asphalt will be removed from the entire roadway. Residents will not lose any access to their drivew...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Nicor/Comed Utility Relocates on Johnson

ComED Relocates

ComED will be on-site in the month of September to relocate the utility poles at the northwest corner of Johnson and 45th and Johnson and 46th, The existing utility poles are in conflict with drainage structures planned for the new intersec...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 4, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Project Update

Lawn Avenue

The contractor has completed the pavement removals on the east side of Lawn Avenue this morning. They will begin removing curb/gutter, and a portion of the public sidewalk today. Please be advised that the east sidewalk may be closed for portio...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date - Confirmation of Start Date

The contractor has confirmed that pavement removals will start on August 30, 2018, weather permitting. The contractor will be starting at Lawn and Elm and continue moving north. Once construction begins, Lawn Avenue will temporarily become a one-way stree...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date - Update

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east side of Lawn Avenue on Thursday, August 30, 2018, weather permitting. They are currently saw cutting the roadway, curb line, and a portion of the sidewalk, today and tomorrow. Any inclemen...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - East Lawn Avenue Pavement Removal Start Date

The contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals on the east side of Lawn Avenue on Monday, August 27, 2018, weather permitting. A confirmation of the start date will be sent out at the end of this week as weather or construction delays could result...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Utility Conflict on Johnson, Work will move to Lawn

The contractor will be moving to Lawn Avenue to begin underground work on Friday, August 17, 2019, weather permitting. Today, the contractor encountered shallow ComEd utilities that directly conflicted with drainage structures planned for the intersection...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

2018 Roadway Program Schedule Updates/Golf Cart Contact Info

Schedule Changes Update

The update sent yesterday mentioned the possibility of pavement removal on Johnson Avenue in the next 2-3 weeks. To clarify, this does not mean the full removal of a lane and consequently, the loss of driveway access yet. The paveme...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Underground Work Status Update

The contractor is continuing to move north on Johnson Avenue while completing the underground sewer work. They are working at the intersection of 45th Street and Johnson Avenue this afternoon and Monday before moving onto the 4400 block.

The contractor is ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Start Date and Schedule Update

Official Start Date

The contractor will be starting the underground sewer portion of the roadway project tomorrow, August 2, weather permitting. They plan to begin work on Johnson Avenue and 47th Street and work north. They will be moving over to Lawn Aven...

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