Third Ward, Get ready for dust, noise, inconvenience, headache....and nice, new streets
Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:09AM
Alderman Denise Rodd

Alfini Alley Closure - between Alfini and Algonquin
Starting Wednesday, May 20, alley replacement work will begin on the alley. This alley will be closed to all vehicles for approximately 7 weeks, weather permitting.

Southwest Place - West Grant to West Villa
Work on Southwest Place involves new 8 inch water main, various storm sewer improvements, and complete street reconstruction and reprofiling. All curb will be removed and replaced. All driveway aprons will be replaced with concrete. Sidewalk will be replaced as needed. Six inches of asphalt pavement will be paved on Southwest. Landscape restoration will be completed with sod. Pavement striping and street signs will also be replaced. Work is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 26, just after Memorial Day.

Northwest Place - West Grant to Thacker
Work on Northwest Place involves new 36 inch storm sewer and new 8 inch water main. Miscellaneous sidewalk and curb will be replaced.  No driveway aprons are scheduled for removal. Three inches of pavement will be removed and resurfaced on Northwest.  Landscape restoration will be completed with sod. Pavement striping and street signs will also be replaced.

Northeast Place - East Grant to Thacker
Work on Northeast Place involves new 36 inch storm sewer. Miscellaneous sidewalk and curb will be replaced. No driveway aprons are scheduled for removal. Storm sewer trenches in pavement will be patched. Northeast is not scheduled for pavement resurfacing this year. Landscape restoration will be completed with sod. Pavement striping and street signs will also be replaced.

Oxford Road - Oakton Street to Forest Avenue
Work on Oxford Road involves new 8 inch water main and new 15 inch concrete storm sewer. All ditches and culverts will be removed and replaced with storm catch basins. Fire hydrants will be added, and their locations will be changed to conform to current building codes. All driveway aprons will be replaced with concrete. The pavement on Oxford will be widened from the existing 18 to 22 feet to a width of 25 feet. Six inches of asphalt pavement will be paved on Oxford. Several diseased ash trees will be cut down on Oxford. Landscape restoration will be completed with sod. Pavement striping and street signs will also be replaced.

Lincoln Avenue - Oxford Road to Wolf Road
Work on Lincoln Avenue new 12 inch concrete storm sewer. All ditches and culverts will be removed and replaced with storm catch basins. Old fire hydrants will be replaced. All driveway aprons will be replaced with concrete. The pavement on Lincoln will be widened from the existing 20 feet to a width of 25 feet. Six inches of asphalt pavement will be paved on Lincoln. Landscape restoration will be completed with sod. Pavement striping and street signs will also be replaced.

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