Construction Updates

Each year, the Village of Westmont coordinates, schedules, and performs a number of construction updates that improve our community’s infrastructure for our residents and businesses. Also, the County and State perform various construction projects that may impact our community. This page has been designed to provide information regarding construction projects that will impact the Village of Westmont in the upcoming year.

CBD Alley Reconstruction Project SecC

Contract completion date: July 2020

Location: 

Central Business District (CBD) Alley bounded by Cass & Lincoln and Naperville & Norfolk

Description:

Reconstruction of the deteriorated asphalt alley with decorative pervious brick pavers and pervious concrete base for structural stability. Project also includes storm sewer installation along the alley. 

Updates:

Week ending 05/01/2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Administration has continued to temporarily hold the start of this construction. Any new updates shall be provided when available.

Week ending 04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic) 
Due to the future budget concerns relating from the pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the start of this construction. We will provide any new updates when available.

Week ending 03/06/2020
Contractor (RW Dunteman) has completed required soil testing analysis. Depending on weather, they have indicated that they would like to start work the week of April 6th. Once a firm date is established, Construction Notices shall be hand-delivered to residents and businesses.

Week ending 11/22/2019 (Project on HOLD until weather allows in Spring 2020) 
Nicor wrapping up their Gas Main Relocation. Alley is a little ’bumpy’ where Nicor promised to address. Public Works staff will also follow-up over the next couple of weeks and help smooth the issues and prepare for the winter season.

Week ending 10/18/2019
Nicor continuing Gas Main Relocations construction. With overnight temperatures hovering near 40 degrees and no firm completion date from Nicor for their work, Public Works staff has decided to place a hold on the Alley Reconstruction Project until Spring of 2020. Notices shall be distributed to all residents and businesses affected by the project. When a firm re-start date is established, a separate construction notice shall be distributed.

Week ending 10/11/2019
Nicor continuing Gas Main Relocations construction. 

Week ending 10/04/2019
Nicor continuing Gas Main Relocations construction. We are awaiting completion of their work prior to the Village’s Alley Reconstruction Project beginning.

Week ending 09/27/2019
Nicor continuing Gas Main Relocations construction. Notice of Construction for the Village’s alley project has been delivered to all residents and businesses affected. Waste Management has setup Community Garbage and Recycling containers along Norfolk near the alley entrance and at the rear parking lot of Neat (246 N Cass).

Week ending 09/20/2019
Pre-Construction meeting held on 09/19/2019. Nicor is scheduled to begin Gas Main Relocation next week. RW Dunteman anticipates beginning construction of the alley mid-end October. Public Works staff will hand-deliver Notice of Construction to residents and businesses next week.

Week ending 09/13/2019
Village Board awarded contract to RW Dunteman at the Village Board Meeting held on 09/12/2019. We will finalize contracts and schedule Pre-Construction Meeting shortly.

Week ending 08/30/2019
The alley project was successfully let on 08/27/2019 with the apparent low bidder RW Dunteman. We are reviewing the bid documents. Since the CBD Alley Program began, RW Dunteman completed the construction of Sections A, B, and F. Staff will make a recommendation to the Village Board at the next available meeting.

2020 North Washington Watermain Replacement Project

Contract completion date: August 2020

Locations: 

Washington Street between Naperville and Burlington

Description: 

Replacement of 2,000 feet of existing deteriorated 6" cast iron watermain with new 8" PVC watermain. New fire hydrants and services shall be installed along with other related miscellaneous improvements. Updates:

Week ending 05/01/2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Administration has continued to temporarily hold the start of this construction. Any new updates shall be provided when available.

Week ending 04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic) 
Due to the future budget concerns relating from the pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the start of this construction. We will provide any new updates when available.

Week ending 03/06/2020
Awaiting completion of the contracts by all parties. A Pre-Construction Meeting shall be scheduled shortly.

Week ending 02/28/2020
LUC Group’s Bid Proposal was awarded at the Village Board Meeting on February 27th. 

Week ending 02/14/2020
On February 11th, the Village received 9 bids for the project. LUC Group is the low bidder with a low bid of $429,100.00 (approximately 39% below the Engineer’s Estimate). Bid proposal has been reviewed and a recommendation to award will be on a future Village Board agenda.

2020 Gateway Ogden Avenue Beautification Project

Contract completion date: July 2020

Locations: 

Median along Ogden Avenue (Route 34) between Pasquinelli and Oakwood

Gateway Sign at Ogden and Pasquinelli

Gateway Sign at Ogden and Cumnor

Gateway Sign at Cass Avenue and 67th Street

Description: 

Installation of a landscape raised median along Ogden Avenue between Pasquinelli Drive and Oakwood Drive. Landscape median shall include trees, landscaping, sprinkler and electrical system. New gateway signage shall be installed at 3 locations: Ogden/Pasquinelli, Ogden/Cumnor, and Cass/67th.

*New reduced scope of work: Construction of a landscaped median along Ogden Avenue between Oakwood Drive and Pasquinelli Drive. All other work has been removed from the contract.

Updates:

Week ending 05/08/2020
Pre-Construction Meeting was held. A-Lamp indicating a tentative start date of 05/18/2020 with Traffic Control and equipment/material staging to begin next week.

Week ending 05/01/2020
Administration released a reduced amount of funding for this project. A-Lamp Concrete Contractors has agreed to reduce the scope of the project* and agreed to a new contract amount. Village and A-Lamp executing contracts. A virtual Pre-Construction Meeting has been scheduled for 05/07/2020.

Week ending 04/03/2020
Due to the current pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the start of this construction. We will provide any new updates when available.

Week ending 02/28/2020
Project received 8 bids on February 25th. The low bidder was A-Lamp Concrete Contractors with a low bid of $584,798.90 (approximately 27% lower than the Engineer’s Estimate). Awarding of the contract will be presented to the Village Board on March 12th.

2020 (2018-2019) MFT Street Resurfacing Project

Contract completion date: June 2020

Locations: 

Cass Avenue between Ogden and Chicago

Park Street between 55th and Quincy

Description: 

Resurfacing of approximately two (2) miles of roadways at various locations throughout the Village. Project will include surface grinding, base repairs, curb and gutter repairs, sidewalk repairs and ADA improvements, storm sewer rehab, along with other miscellaneous work. 

Updates:

Week ending 05/01/2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Administration has continued to temporarily hold the start of this construction. Bid Letting has been cancelled. Any new updates shall be provided when available.

Week ending 04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic)
Due to the future budget concerns relating from the pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the start of this construction. Bid Letting has been rescheduled for 05/05/2020. We will provide any new updates when available.

Week ending 03/27/2020
Governor Pritzker has issued a Stay At Home Order for Illinois due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Bid Letting has been rescheduled for 04/14/2020.

Week ending 03/06/2020
IDOT approvals for the project has been received. Project has been advertised for bid with a bid opening scheduled on 03/24/2020.

Week ending 02/28/2020
Revised Bid Documents have been prepared. Awaiting final approvals from Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Anticipate a March 2020 bid letting.

Week ending 09/13/2019
Bid opening held on 09/10/2019 was unsuccessful. We received five (5) bids with the low bidder at approximately $155k over budget. Staff is recommending rejection of all bids and we will review options for a re-bid in March 2020.

61st and Richmond Stormwater Detention Modification Project

Contract completion date: Fall 2020

Location:

Detention basin located at the northwest corner of 61st Street and Richmond Avenue in the Ashford Subdivision

Description:

The Village and the Park District are working together to improve the existing detention facility. Work shall include grading of the basin to provide additional detention volume, correct grading issues to address standing water concerns, upgrade storm sewer pipes within facility, and provide water quality Best Management Practices (BMP) to comply with current DuPage County Stormwater Ordinances. The Village was successful in obtaining over $51k in grant funding from the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program (WQIP).

Updates:

Week ending 05/01/2020
Village Administration has released funding for this project. Design is complete and a Bid Letting has been scheduled for 05/26/2020.

Week ending 04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic)
Due to the current pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the completion of the design of this project. We will provide any new updates when available.

63rd and Richmond Stormwater Detention Modification Project

Contract completion date: Fall 2020

Location:

Detention basin located at the northwest corner of 63rd Street and Richmond Avenue in the Ashford Subdivision

Description:

The Village and the Park District are working together to improve the existing detention facility. Work shall include stabilization of the eroding side slopes, correct failing storm sewer outlets, and provide water quality Best Management Practices (BMP) to comply with current DuPage County Stormwater Ordinances. The Village will also install a new Gateway Monument along 63rd Street as part of this project.

Updates:

Week ending 04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic)
Due to the current pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the completion of the design of this project. We will provide any new updates when available.

Deer Creek Detention Modification Project

Contract completion date: Fall 2020

Location:

Detention basins located at the north section of Deer Creek Subdivision.

Description:

The Village and the Park District are working together to improve the existing detention facility. Work shall include grading of the basin to provide additional detention volume, correct grading issues to address standing water concerns, and provide water quality Best Management Practices (BMP) to comply with current DuPage County Stormwater Ordinances.

Updates:

Week ending 04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic)
Due to the future budget concerns relating from the pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the completion of the design of this project. We will provide any new updates when available.

CBD Alley Reconstruction Project SecG

Contract completion date: July 2021

Location:

Central Business District (CBD) Alley bounded by Cass & Lincoln and Quincy & Richmond

Description:

Reconstruction of the deteriorated asphalt alley with decorative pervious brick pavers and pervious concrete base for structural stability. Project also includes storm sewer installation along the alley. Design and construction shall be coordinated with the upcoming development of Quincy Station located at the southwest corner of Cass Avenue and Quincy Street.

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For more information regarding Westmont Public Works projects, please contact Mr. Noriel Noriega at 630-981-6295.