Project scope consists of roadway widening and resurfacing, curb and gutter, sidewalks, storm sewer, water main, intersection signalization, pedestrian signal improvements, street lighting, and parkway restoration. The project improvements include:

· Additional and improved turn lanes at Chestnut/Waukegan and Glenwood Waukegan intersections
· Sidewalk replacement
· Storm sewer extensions
· Modernized traffic and pedestrian signal installation
· Driveway closures and reconfiguration
· Pavement will be widened and resurfaced
· Street lighting replacement

Project Timeline
April 2013 – Start of Construction
November 2013 – End of Construction




Friday, June 28, 2013




This week Berger Excavating continued installation of water main along Waukegan Road.  Additionally, Berger chlorinated portions of the new water main that will soon go into service.  A crew was also onsite prepping and surveying the Easy Leg of Waukegan Rd. & Chestnut Ave. for driveway and roadway work that will take place.

Next week Berger is scheduled to begin driveway work at the Taco Bell and will begin removal of existing pavement on the south side of Jefferson Ave.  During roadway work on Jefferson traffic will be limited to westbound traffic only.  This work will take approximately 2-1/2 weeks to complete.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Last week Berger Excavating continued water main installation in various locations along Waukegan Road.  Daily lane closures are still being used to complete work in the parkways along Waukegan Road.

This week Berger is scheduled to continue work on water main in a few locations along Waukegan Road.  Berger Excavating is also scheduled to begin water main installation on Chestnut Avenue late next week.  Additionally, Berger is scheduled to begin road work associated with the Taco Bell driveways.

Monday, June 17, 2013

This week Berger Excavating continued  water main installation along Waukegan Rd, which included water main installed by directional drilling under Waukegan Rd and connections to existing water mains.  Also, this week the electrical contractor Elmund & Nelson activated the temporary traffic signals at Waukegan Rd and Chestnut Ave and removed the existing traffic signals.  

Next week Berger Excavating is scheduled to continue water main installation along Waukegan Rd from Woodlawn Ave to Pleasant Lane.  

Friday, June 7, 2013

This week Berger Excavating began installing water main along Waukegan Rd south of Chestnut Ave.  Also, this week Berger began potholing for existing utilities along Waukegan Rd north of Chestnut Ave.

Next week Berger is scheduled to continue water main installation by directional drilling on Waukegan Rd at Chestnut Ave and north of Chestnut Ave.  

Additionally next week, the electrical subcontractor is scheduled to activate the temporary traffic signals at Waukegan Rd and Chestnut Ave and begin removal of existing traffic signal equipment.  

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Water Main Begins Next Week

This week the electrical subcontractor continued streetlight removal on Waukegan Road and continued installation of temporary traffic signals at the intersection of Waukegan Road and Chestnut Avenue.  Also this week Berger Excavating began potholing to determine existing utility location.

Next week Berger Excavating Contractors is scheduled to begin water main installation at Glenwood Avenue and Waukegan Road.  Berger will then continue water main installation as they move north on Waukegan Road.