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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.


Burr Oak Watermain Improvement Project
Contract completion date:  October 2018

Location:  
Burr Oak Drive between Plaza and Chestnut

Description:  
The proposed construction consists of the installation of approximately 1,225 lineal feet of 8-inch PVC water main; 2 pressure connections to existing water main; one 8-inch gate valve with vault; 5 fire hydrants; new water services; complete surface restoration; and other miscellaneous items of work.

Updates:

Week ending 08/03/2018
Contractor completed installing new 8" PVC watermain from Plaza to Chestnut including all new fire hydrants.  The new main is in process of being pressure tested and chlorinated.  We anticipate taking 1st and 2nd day samples next week.  Upon good test results, contractor is scheduling water service transfers next week.

Week ending 07/27/2018
Pre-Construction Meeting was held on 07/24/2018.  Contractor will be set to begin work on 07/25/2018 with installation of Erosion Control and Tree Protection.  Construction Traffic Signs and Barricades shall be erected and layout shall begin.  Pavement removals shall begin along with watermain installation beginning at Plaza/Burr Oak intersection.

Week ending 06/22/2018
Village Board awarded the contract to Austin Tyler Construction in the amount of $402,870.00.  We are awaiting completion of the construction documents and a schedule for the Pre-Construction Meeting.

Week ending 06/15/2018
The project has been successfully let on 06/12/2018 with Austin Tyler Construction as the qualified low bidder.  We anticipate construction to begin at the end of July 2018.



CBD Alley Reconstruction Project SecE
Contract completion date:  October 2018

Location:  
Central Business District (CBD) Alley bounded by Cass & Linden from Norfolk & Irving

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 08/03/2018
The alley project was successfully let on 07/31/2018 with the apparent low bidder ALamp Concrete.  We are reviewing the bid documents and their qualifications.  Staff will make a recommendation to the Village Board shortly.



2018 North Warwick 400Blk Stormwater Improvement Project
Contract completion date:  November 2018

Location:  
Along North Warwick between Melrose and Traube

Description:  
Construction of two (2) detention facilities (approximately 11,000 CY of earth excavation) to help alleviate flood concerns, roadway resurfacing, sidewalk repairs, re-ditching of the roadway, new storm sewer system, and other miscellaneous work.

Updates:

Week ending 08/03/2018
Resident notices have been hand-delivered.  Contractor has begun to mobilize some equipment and preliminary layout has been completed.

Week ending 07/27/2018

A Pre-Construction Meeting was held on 07/30/2018.  Resident Construction Notices was hand-delivered.  Contractor shall begin mobilizing equipment and materials into the area and will begin installing Erosion Control and Tree Protection.  Expect tree removals and pavement removals to begin next week.

Week ending 07/20/2018

Village Board awarded the contract to Austin Tyler Construction in the amount of $956,832.66.  We are awaiting completion of the construction documents and a schedule for the Pre-Construction Meeting.

Week ending 07/13/2018
The project has been successfully let on 07/10/2018 with Austin Tyler Construction as the qualified low bidder.  We anticipate construction to begin at the beginning of August 2018.



FDHQ Regional Stormwater Detention Project
Contract completion date:  November 2018

Location:  
Fire Department Headquarters @ 6015 S. Cass Avenue and 61st Street

Description:  
This project consists of the expansion the existing detention basin located at the northeast corner of the 61st Street and Cass Avenue intersection. Proposed sewer will be added and existing storm sewer will be upsized and connected to the proposed facility. The outfall of the facility will run down 61st Street and connect to the existing Village storm sewer system. In addition, resurfacing of 61 st Street from Cass Avenue to Williams Street and associated sidewalk and curb repairs will be included in this contract. The work that will be performed under the contract consists of construction of a detention basin, flared end sections, drainage structures, storm sewer, sidewalk, combination curb and gutter, HMA surface, naturalized plantings,
landscaping, and all incidental and collateral work necessary to complete the project as shown on the plans and as described herein.


Updates:

Week ending 08/03/2018
Pre-Construction meeting was held on 07/31/2018.  Contractor is tentatively scheduled to begin work on 08/20/2018.

Week ending 07/06/2018
Village Board awarded the contract to Copenhaver Construction in the amount of $1,872,981.08.  We are awaiting completion of the construction documents and a schedule for the Pre-Construction Meeting.

Week ending 06/29/2018
The project has been successfully let on 06/26/2018 with Copenhaver Construction as the qualified low bidder.  We anticipate construction to begin at the end of July 2018.



2018 Roslyn / West End / Burlington Storm Sewer Project
Contract completion date:  November 2018

Location:  
Roslyn / West End / Burlington Corridor

Description:  
Construction of new storm sewer along West End and Roslyn to Burlington to help alleviate flooding concerns. Construction includes 300 feet of 24" PVC storm sewer, 1,400 feet of 18"/12" trenchless installation, pavement repairs, and other associated work.

The project is scheduled for a Bid Opening on July 10th.  We anticipate construction to begin mid-July 2018.

Updates:

Week ending 08/03/2018
Preliminary investigations have been completed and the contractor has begun to mobilize materials and equipment into the area.  Expect installation of storm sewers to begin next week.

Week ending 07/27/2018
Pre-Construction Meeting was held on 07/23/2018.  Village sent out resident notices of the upcoming construction.  Contractor shall begin mobilizing construction equipment and construction signage this week.  Contractor began installing Erosion Control and Tree Protection.  Expect exploratory excavation to begin next week.

Week ending 07/20/2018
Village Board awarded the contract to John Neri Construction in the amount of $738,498.00.  We are awaiting completion of the construction documents and a schedule for the Pre-Construction Meeting.

Week ending 07/13/2018
The project has been successfully let on 07/10/2018 with John Neri Construction as the qualified low bidder.  We anticipate construction to begin at the beginning of August 2018.



2018 MFT Street Resurfacing Project
Contract completion date:  November 2018

Locations:  
TBD

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.  

The project is scheduled for a Bid Opening in mid-late August 2018 with construction to begin in September 2018.



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