Construction Projects

2020 Village Construction Projects

2020 Village Construction Projects

Thank you in advance to Skokie residents for their patience with these important improvement projects.

Residential Street Resurfacing
Timetable: April-August
The Village will resurface five and a half miles of residential streets at various locations throughout the Village. Other projects will increase the total resurfacing in the Village to seven miles.

CDBG High Priority Patching
Timetable: September
The Village will utilize Community Development Block Grant funds to perform full width patching of eligible streets.

Water Main Rehabilitation
Timetable:  April-July

The Village will replace water mains in several locations including Lincoln Avenue (Cleveland Avenue to Brown Street), Brown Street (Floral Avenue to Lincoln Avenue), Keeler Avenue (Dempster Street to Church Street), Kildare Avenue (Cleveland Street to Main Street), and Monticello Avenue (Oakton Street to Cleveland Street).

Green Alley Improvements
Timetable: Fall
The Village has received funding to install green alleys in three locations within the Village.  Design will be completed this spring and construction is scheduled for the fall.

Sewer Improvements
Timetable: Spring-Summer
Sewer point repairs throughout the Village are included with the water project.  The Village also has an annual sewer cleaning program which improves sewer flow and identifies future needs.

Sidewalk Improvement Project
Timetable: Spring-Summer
This maintenance program replaces broken sections of sidewalk.  Concrete street patching and the replacement of broken curb are included with this project.  The main area of work will be north of Church Street.

Concrete Street Patching
Timetable: June-August
A new program will replace deteriorated pavement at various locations throughout the Village.

IDOT Resurfacing Projects
Timetable:  Summer

IDOT has multiple resurfacing projects scheduled for 2020.  These include Golf Road, Lincoln Avenue, McCormick Boulevard, and the completion of Niles Center Road.

IDOT Intersection Improvements
Timetable:  2020-2021

IDOT will be improving the intersections at Skokie Boulevard/Dempster Street, Niles Center Road/ Dempster Street, and Niles Center Road/ Skokie Boulevard.  Improvements will include right turn lanes, signal modernization and resurfacing.

IDOT Bridge Improvements
Timetable:  Summer

IDOT will be repairing the Church Street Bridge that goes over the Edens Expressway.

NICOR Gas Main Replacement
Timetable:  Summer

NICOR is working on plans for the construction of a transmission main generally on Keeney Street.  The restoration will include street resurfacing along the route.

NICOR Updates
Timetable:  Summer

NICOR is continuing to upgrade residential service lines throughout the Village.

Lincolnwood Transmission Main
Timetable:  Spring

The Village of Lincolnwood will be constructing a transmission water main along Oakton Street and Hamlin Avenue.

Traffic Signal Improvements
Timetable: Fall
The traffic signal at Main Street and Niles Center Road will be modernized.  This work also includes improvements for the adjacent bike trail.

Sewer Improvements
Timetable: Various
Sewer lining repairs throughout the Village. 

Bike Trail Improvements
Timetable: Various
Maintenance on the Sculpture Park Bike Trail and additions to the Old Orchard Path will occur this summer. 

2019 Completed Construction Projects:

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

Water Main Improvements
Water mains in several areas were replaced this year.  The locations include Brummel Street (Frontage Road to Long Avenue), Lunt Avenue (Laramie Avenue to Lavergne Avenue), Keating Avenue (Oakton Street to Cleveland Street), Cleveland Street (Skokie Boulevard to Keating Avenue) and Keeney Street (Skokie Boulevard to Keating Avenue).

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.

High-Priority Patching Program
This project included full width patching throughout the Village.

Morton Grove/ Niles Transmission Main
The completion of the street and parkway restoration along the water main route.

IDOT Street Resurfacing
IDOT had three projects in 2019.  These included Touhy Avenue (Lincoln Avenue to Lawndale Avenue), Dempster Street (West Village limits to Bronx Avenue), and Niles Center Road (Touhy Avenue to Church Street).  The Niles Center Road project will wrap up in 2020.