Construction Projects

2022 Village Construction Projects

2022 Village Construction Projects

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

Residential Street Resurfacing
Timetable: April - October

The Village will resurface six 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: Fall

The Village will utilize Community Development Block Grant funds to perform full width patching of eligible streets.

Water Main Rehabilitation
Timetable:  May - October

The Village will replace water mains in several locations including Springfield Avenue (Church Street to Emerson Street), Kimball Avenue (Greenleaf Street to Dempster Street), Lawndale Avenue (Cleveland Street to Main Street), Central Park Avenue (Cleveland Street to Main Street), Kimball Avenue (Cleveland Street to Main Street) and Fairview Lane (Laramie Avenue to Lavergne Avenue).

Green Alley Improvements
Timetable: Summer

The Village has received funding to install green alleys in three locations within the Village.  Bids will be collected soon and construction is scheduled for the summer.

Sewer Lining Improvements
Timetable: April - October

Sewer lining is a less intrusive way to rehabilitate older sewer lines without digging them up.

Sidewalk Improvement Project
Timetable: Spring and Fall

This maintenance program replaces failed sections of sidewalk.  Concrete street patching and the replacement of broken curbs are included with this project.  The main area of work will be south of Oakton Street.

IDOT Resurfacing Projects
Timetable: May - October

IDOT will be resurfacing Oakton Street between the west Village limit and Long Avenue.

IDOT Intersection Improvements
Timetable: April - October

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 will also be making traffic signal upgrades and modernizing the intersections of Howard Street/Skokie Boulevard, Howard Street/Lincoln Avenue and Lincoln Avenue/Skokie Boulevard.

NICOR Gas Main Replacement
Timetable: April - September

NICOR is completing the construction of a transmission main generally on Oakton Street. 

NICOR Updates
Timetable: April - October

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

Alley Improvements
Timetable: Fall

During the resurfacing project, two previously oiled alleys will be paved with asphalt. 

MWRDGC Force Main Replacement
Timetable: Summer
MWRD is preparing construction for a new sewer main, generally located from the plant at Howard Street and McCormick Boulevard travelling south through the sculpture park along McCormick, into Lincolnwood.

Bike Trail Improvements
Maintenance on the Sculpture Park Bike Trail and additions to the Old Orchard Path will occur this year.

​2021 Completed Construction Projects

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

Water Main Improvements
The Village replaced water mains in several locations including Kilbourn Avenue (Greenwood Street to Grove Street), Ridgeway Avenue (Oakton Street to Cleveland Street), Ridgeway Avenue (Chase Street to Jarvis Street), Coyle Street (Laramie Avenue to Lavergne Avenue), and Harvard Terrace (Frontage Road to Long 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.

IDOT Street Resurfacing
IDOT had three projects in 2021.  IDOT completed resurfacing on Dempster Street, Church Street and Gross Point Road.