Update – 8/19/19

Storm sewer installation is nearing completion for the first stage of work as two crews worked together last week between East and West Cuba Roads.  Storm sewer in this section will be complete early this week.  The completion of the underground work will be followed by grading for the aggregate base under the proposed roadway. Concrete curb and gutter was poured at several project locations.  The curb is the new right edge of pavement for the northbound lanes.  The majority of the curb was poured utilizing a slip form curb machine.  Concrete was poured into a hopper in the front of the machine and placed behind in the curb shape.  The machine was guided by sensors following a string line.  Concrete finishers worked out imperfections and then sprayed the curb with a compound to slow the curing process to prevent cracking.   Additional project locations will be poured this week. Work on a block retaining wall north of Greenwood Drive was completed last week.  A black ornamental fence will be placed at the top of the wall.  The retaining wall south of the Kildeer Village Hall was completed last week.  Crews will be removing equipment that was needed to construct the Read More

Update – 8/13/19

After passing pressure tests to assure pipe joints were properly sealed, the new sanitary sewer force main pipes were connected and put into service.  The old sanitary pipes can now be removed which will allow storm sewer and earth excavation work between East and West Cuba Roads to resume. Storm sewer installation continued at various project locations.  Of note, the storm sewer was installed at the new retaining wall south of the Kildeer Village Hall.  Precast panels will continue to be installed for this wall through the beginning of this week followed by reinforcing steel and cast in place concrete at the top of the wall. The final concrete pour on the retaining wall at Buffalo Creek was completed last week. Work on a block retaining wall north of Greenwood Drive continued this past week.  Completion of this wall is expected at the end of this week.  Roadway aggregate was placed along most of the new lanes at Greenwood Drive to the north project limits.  Several locations on the east side of Quentin Road were final graded and topsoil was spread.   Preparation work for new concrete curb and gutter is scheduled for this week in anticipation of concrete pours to Read More

Update – 8/5/19

Installation of new sanitary sewer force main pipes resumed this past week between East Cuba and West Cuba Roads.  The new pipe will be pressure tested and connected to the existing system early this week.  When the new system is active the old pipes will be removed. Storm sewer installation continued at various project locations.  Of note the storm sewer at the far northern project limits was completed which will allow for the construction of the pavement aggregate in this area to begin.  Work on the retaining wall at Buffalo Creek continued this past week and is expected to be complete this week. Last week, work on a block retaining wall north of Greenwood Drive was started along with the retaining wall south of the Kildeer Village Hall.  Both walls are expected to take several weeks to complete.  Roadway aggregate was placed along most of the new lanes between Hidden Valley Drive and High Knoll Court as well as between Bristol Trail and Greenwood Drive.  The final aggregate capping layer for the new roadway was also placed south of Bristol Trail.  This capping aggregate is recycled from the old asphalt pavement which was processed on site to meet gradation specifications.  Read More