Construction Projects

2021 Village Construction Projects

2021 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 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).

Green Alley Improvements
Timetable: Summer

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: 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 south of Howard Street.

IDOT Resurfacing Projects
Timetable: Summer

IDOT has multiple resurfacing projects scheduled for 2021.  These include Dempster Street, Church Street and Gross Point Road.

IDOT Intersection Improvements
Timetable: 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.

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.

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. 

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.

2020 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 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).

Sewer Rehabilitation
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 2020. These included Golf Road, Lincoln Avenue, McCormick Boulevard, and the completion of Niles Center Road.

IDOT Bridge Improvements
IDOT repaired the Church Street Bridge that goes over the Edens Expressway.