Project Update 4/22/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: The performance of the following activities is a continuance of activities from the week(s) prior, unless specifically noted as completed. Stripping and stockpiling of topsoil, as required, to allow excavation for Storm Trap installations. Excavation, loading, and haul-off of excavated spoils required for Storm Trap stormwater retention facility installations. Receipt and… Continue reading

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Project Update 4/15/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: Continued excavation, loading, and haul-off of excavated spoils required for future Storm Trap stormwater retention facility installations. Continued to receive and stockpile granular materials for stormwater retention facility subgrade preparation and backfill. Continued to prepare subgrade, place, and consolidate granular base/bedding for Storm Trap precast stormwater retention facility sections. Continued to… Continue reading

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Project Update 4/8/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: Continued excavation, loading, and haul-off of excavated spoils required for future Storm Trap stormwater retention facility installations. Continued to receive and stockpile granular materials for stormwater retention facility subgrade preparation and backfill. Continued to prepare subgrade, place, and consolidate granular base/bedding for Storm Trap precast stormwater retention facility sections. Continued to… Continue reading

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Project Update 4/1/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: Continued excavation, loading, and haul-off of excavated spoils required for future Storm Trap stormwater retention facility installations. Continued to receive and stockpile granular materials for stormwater retention facility subgrade preparation and backfill. Received first deliveries Wednesday (03/23) of Storm Trap stormwater retention facility precast concrete sections. Began installation of Storm Trap… Continue reading

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Project Update 3/25/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: 1. Continued stripping of topsoil, loading, and trucking off-site (in progress). 2. Removed remaining landscape berms along site perimeter. 3. Completed removal of existing asphalt pathway. 4. Began excavation, loading, and haul-off of excavated spoils required for future Storm Trap stormwater retention facility installations. 5. Continued to receive and stockpile granular… Continue reading

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Traffic Detours to begin 03/21/2016

Implementation of Phase I traffic control will begin the morning of Friday, March 18, 2016. Residents and motorists may notice traffic control signage currently staged and laying in place in the area of construction. These signs will be erected and set up for display during the morning of Friday, March 18, 2016 to advise residents… Continue reading

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Project Update 03/18/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: 1. Erection of chain-link work boundary fencing. 2. Installation of silt fencing as required to prevent erosion to adjacent properties. 3. Installation of protection to existing landscaping, where required. 4. Removal of existing asphalt pathway. 5. Removal of existing sports equipment, signage, and park facilities. 6. Began and completed site clearing… Continue reading

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Project Update 03/15/2016

WORK COMPLETED LAST WEEK: 1. Chain-link work boundary fencing installed to protect worksite from unauthorized entry. 2. Silt fencing installed around site to prevent erosion to adjacent properties. 3. Protection to existing landscaping installed where required. 4. Existing asphalt pathways removed. 5. Existing sports equipment, signage, and park facilities removed and stored off site. 6.… Continue reading

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NICOR Work Scheduled to Begin 2/24

Weather permitting, Nicor will be onsite Wednesday, Feb. 24th to begin televising sewers in advance of new gas main construction. The old gas mains are being replaced because they conflict with the construction of storm sewer that is part of the Wescott Park stormwater project. The actual gas main construction may begin as early as… Continue reading

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Tree Removal to Begin

Tree removal is scheduled to begin as early as tomorrow, February 19th. Tree removal will be performed in Wescott Park itself and on certain trees along the south side of Farnsworth Lane between the park and Ellendale Drive. Replacement trees are scheduled for planting this fall.

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