Update – 09/17/2018

Worksite cameras have been installed to document construction progress. Access to the view the cameras can be found on the right sidebar of the website and through the Photos page. Clicking the link to each camera provides still images and allows you to view a time-lapse videos from the project’s start. Nicor gas continues welding and assembling the new 20 inch steel pipe which will replace an 18 inch line. The new 20 inch line will be installed by horizontally drilling underground, attaching to the welded pipe and pulling it into place. Other utility companies, including AT&T and Comcast, continue their efforts to relocate their facilities in conflict with the project. Please continue to check the website for updates.

Update – 09/10/2018

The temporary signals at the West Cuba Road and East Cuba Road intersections were turned on this past week. Removal of the existing signal equipment has started and should be completed by the end of the week. Nicor gas started welding and assembling the new 20 inch steel pipe which will replace an 18 inch line that has been in service since 1946. It is being replaced since it is in conflict with the proposed improvements. Other utility companies continue their efforts to relocate their facilities in conflict. Worksite construction cameras have been installed. We are working to provide a website link so that you can view these cameras. Please continue to check the website for updates.

Update – 09/04/2018

Temporary erosion control items were installed this past week at various locations throughout the project limits. The temporary signals at the West Cuba Road and East Cuba Road intersections are scheduled to be turned on this week, followed by the removal of the existing traffic signal equipment. Multiple utilities companies continue to move facilities in conflict with the proposed roadway including AT&T and Nicor Gas. Please continue to check the website for updates.

Update – 08/27/2018

Installation of temporary traffic signal is complete at the East Cuba Road and West Cuba Road intersections with Quentin Road. They are scheduled to be turned on the week of September 4th. This will be followed by removal of the existing traffic signals. Brush and tree clearing within the limits of construction was completed last week. Work scheduled for the next couple of weeks include installation of temporary erosion control devices, temporary fencing, and tree protection. Utilities companies continue to relocate their facilities in conflict with the improvement throughout the project limits. Please continue to check the website for updates.

Update – 08/20/2018

Installation of temporary traffic signals continued this week at the East Cuba Road and West Cuba Road intersections with Quentin Road. Brush and tree clearing within the limits of construction started on the north end of the project and will continue this week. Work scheduled for the next couple of weeks include installation of temporary erosion control devices, temporary fencing, and tree protections. Multiple utilities companies will continue their efforts to relocate their facilities in conflict with the improvement throughout the project limits including AT&T and Nicor Gas. Please continue to check back for website updates.

Update – 08/13/2018

Work started this past week installing poles and wiring for the temporary traffic signals at the East Cuba Road and West Cuba Road intersections with Quentin Road. Signal heads are hung on cables attached to the temporary poles so that they can be moved during construction as traffic alignments change. Tree removal within the limits of construction is scheduled to begin at the end of the week. Utilities companies continue to relocate their facilities in conflict with the improvement throughout the project limits. Please continue to check back for website updates.

Update – 08/06/2018

Work will begin this week installing poles and wiring for the temporary traffic signals at the Quentin Road intersections of East Cuba Road and West Cuba Road. Utilities companies will continue to relocate their facilities in conflict with the improvement throughout the project limits. It is anticipated some utility conflict areas will be resolved at the end of August which will then allow the road contractor to begin construction of temporary pavement in September. Your patience is appreciated! Please check back for updates.