Public Works Department - 2017 Construction Projects

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2017 Village Construction Projects

Residential Street Resurfacing - Click here to watch a video on street resurfacing in Skokie.
Timetable: April-July, August-October
The Village will resurface over seven miles of residential streets at various locations throughout the Village. This will be completed in two projects.

Water Main Improvements
Timetable: April-July
Two water mains will be replaced this year.  The limits of the project are on Fargo Avenue between Crawford Avenue and Hamlin Avenue and Chase Avenue between Hamlin Avenue and Central Park Avenue.  Several valves and sewer repairs are included with this project.

East Howard Street Multi-Use Path
Timetable:  April-June
A new path will be installed along the north side of Howard Street between Hamlin Street and McCormick Boulevard.  New striping, west of Hamlin will match the existing striping on Howard.  This will connect to the Sculpture Park Trail to the east.

West Old Orchard Road Multi-Use Path
Timetable:  June-July
A new path will be installed along the south side of Old Orchard Road between Harms Road and Woods Drive.  This will connect the Forest Preserve Trail on the west and a future path on the east.

Sewer Rehabilitation
Timetable: Various
Sewer lining repairs throughout the Village will resume this summer.  The Village also has an annual sewer cleaning program which improves sewer flow and identifies future needs.

Sidewalk Improvement Project
Timetable:  September-November
This maintenance program replaces broken sections of sidewalk.  Concrete street patching and the replacement of broken curb are included with this project.  This year, work will focus on the area between Oakton Street and Main Street.

New Sidewalk Project
Timetable:  September-November
Every year the Village connects missing links of sidewalk where sidewalk dead ends or a gap between sidewalks exist. This year will include areas around Madison School and Laramie Park

High-Priority Patching Program
Timetable: June
This project repairs large bituminous patches and berms throughout the Village.

Alley Improvements
Timetable: August-October
Every year the Village takes a previously oiled alley and replaces it with pavement.

Green Infrastructure
Timetable: October-December
The Village will be making green infrastructure improvements to help with water management during rain events.

Austin Street Intersection
Timetable: October-December
The Village will be partnering with the Village of Morton Grove to make improvements to the Austin Avenue and Oakton Street Intersection as part of Morton Groves Austin Avenue corridor project.

NICOR
Timetable:  April-November
NICOR will be working on several projects throughout the Village.  Installation of new residential gas mains and services in the area bounded by Gross Point Road to Skokie Boulevard and Dempster Street to Church Street. 


2016 Completed Construction Projects:

Residential Street Resurfacing
Resurfacing of over seven miles of residential streets within the Village was completed.

East Old Orchard Road Multi-Use Path
A new path was installed along the south side of Old Orchard Road between Skokie Boulevard and Gross Point Road.  This path will eventually continue west and connect with the Forest Preserve.

Street Lighting Improvements
The Village installed east-west street lighting in two residential areas of the Village. 

Water Main Improvements
The water main along Crawford Avenue was replaced and upsized.  The limits of the project were between Dempster Street and Oakton Street. 

Sewer Rehabilitation
Sewer lining repairs and sewer point repairs were completed throughout the Village.   The Village also has an annual sewer cleaning program which improves sewer flow and identifies future needs.

Sidewalk Improvement Project
This maintenance program replaces broken sections of sidewalk.  Concrete street patching and the replacement of broken curb are included with this project.  Work focused on the area between Oakton Street and Howard Street.

New Sidewalk Project
Every year the Village connects missing links of sidewalk where sidewalk dead ends or a gap between sidewalks exist. This year was along the south side of Church Street just east and west of Crawford Avenue

High-Priority Patching Program
This project repaired large bituminous patches and berms throughout the Village.

NICOR
Installation of new residential gas mains and services in the area bounded by East Prairie Road to McCormick Boulevard and Dempster Street to Golf Road.