Resurfacing of Madison, North Avenue, set for spring construction

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By KATHARINE GRAYSON

With warm weather soon on the horizon, construction work on Oak Park's streets and alleys will be heating up in the coming months.

The most significant projects on this Spring's docket include resurfacing of North Avenue, from Edmer to Austin, and the entire length of Madison Street. Construction is currently wrapping up on the resurfacing of Oak Park Avenue, a project started last year.

In total, the village will be working on 7 miles of street, Village Engineer Jim Budrick told the village board Monday night.

Shortly after wrapping up work on Oak Park Avenue by mid-May, construction crews will "turn the corner" and start on Madison, Budrick said. New landscaping will also be installed along Madison.

Residents who will be impacted by capital improvement projects will be notified by the village before work is slated to begin.

The board is expected to further discuss capital projects at a study session Monday.

Trustees approved contracts for the following projects this week:

Water and Sewer work

? 1100 and 1200 N. Harvey, Greenfield to North Avenue

? 900 Linden, Division to Berkshire Street

? 800 N. Euclid, Thomas to Division

? 700-747 Thomas, Oak Park Avenue to Linden

? 700 and 800 N. Cuyler, Augusta to Division

? 200-229 Iowa, Harvey to Lombard

? 700 and 800 South Lyman, Jackson to Harrison

? 1000, 1100 and 1150 S. Humphrey, Garfield to Roosevelt.

Street resurfacing

? 900 and 1000 Belleforte, Division to Greenfield

? 800 Forest, Thomas to Division

? 228-400 Garfield, Harvey to Ridgeland

? 300-400 Thomas, Cuyler to Ridgeland

? 1100-1200 Superior, Harlem to Marion

? 834-953 Ontario, Forest to Grove

? 150 N. Kenilworth, Lake to Ontario

? 500 and 600 Carpenter, Adams to Madison

? 600 and 700 S. Euclid, Van Buren to Adams

? 1100 S. Gunderson, Fillmore to Harvard

? 0-18 Harvard, Humphrey to Austin

Alley resurfacing

? South of North Avenue, Forest to Woodbine

? South of North Avenue, Fair Oaks to Elmwood

? East of Fair Oaks, Lemoyne to North Avenue

? South of North Avenue, Elmwood to Rossell

? East of Elmwood, Lemoyne to North Avenue

? West of Ridgeland, Lenox to Greenfield

? East of Woodbine, Thomas to Division

? East of Ridgeland, Thomas to Division

? East of Scoville, Ontario to Erie

? North of Roosevelt, Maple to Wisconsin

? East of Harvey, Erie to Superior

? East of Grove, Madison to Washington

? South of Washington, Elmwood to Ridgeland

? East of Elmwood, Madison to Washington

? East of Humphrey, Van Buren to Harrison

? East of Linden, north of Berkshire

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