Update – 11/12/2018

This week the roadway contractor started work necessary to construct the temporary pavement. Work included earth excavation, removal of curb and gutter, guardrail, and aggregate shoulders. The temporary pavement is needed to shift traffic on Quentin Road to the west in order construct the east side of the road. Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements. Nicor Gas crews continued welding steel pipe sections and installing them on the east side of Quentin Road near the intersections of East Cuba Road and West Cuba Road. AT&T continued installing underground ducts and manholes throughout the project limits. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 11/06/2018

Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements this past week. Nicor Gas crews welded steel pipe sections in preparation for installation on the east side of Quentin Road. AT&T continued hanging new aerial cable and installing underground ducts throughout the job limits. Work on the temporary pavement is anticipated to begin this week. Temporary pavement is needed to maintain the number of lanes and capacity which currently exists. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 10/29/2018

Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements this past week. Nicor Gas crews welded steel pipe sections in preparation for installation on the east side of Quentin Road. Four inch gas pipe was installed under Quentin Road at several locations which distribute natural gas to homes and businesses. AT&T continued hanging new aerial cable and installing underground ducts throughout the job limits. The roadway contractor installed erosion barrier in preparation for temporary pavement which is anticipated to begin soon. The temporary pavement is needed to maintain the number of lanes and capacity which currently exists. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 10/22/2018

Nicor Gas continued welding and assembling the new 20 inch steel pipe which will replace the 18 inch line. The welded gas pipe on the east side of Quentin Road between East Cuba Road and Greenwood Drive was pulled into place on Thursday, October 18th. South of East Cuba Road, gas company contractors continue excavating sending and receiving boring pits. Work on the four inch diameter distribution gas line continued this past week on the south side of West Cuba Road. AT&T continued hanging new aerial cable and installing underground ducts throughout the job limits. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 10/15/2018

Nicor Gas continues welding and assembling the new 20 inch steel pipe which will replace the 18 inch line. The welded gas pipe staged on the east side of Quentin Road between East Cuba Road and Greenwood Drive will be pulled into place this week. South of East Cuba Road, gas company contractors continue excavating sending and receiving boring pits. Work on the four inch diameter distribution gas line continued this past week on the west side of Quentin Road around to and on the south of West Cuba Road. AT&T continued hanging new aerial cable and installing underground ducts throughout the job limits. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 10/08/2018

Nicor Gas continues welding and assembling the new 20 inch steel pipe which will replace the 18 inch line. Approximately 1,000 feet was “pulled” into place this past week north and south of Greenwood Drive. Gas company contractors continue excavating sending and receiving boring pits south of East Cuba Road. Work on a four inch diameter distribution gas line started this past week on the west side of Quentin Road south of West Cuba Road. AT&T continued hanging new aerial cable and installing underground ducts throughout the job limits. Comcast Cable continues to install underground conduits crossing Quentin Road. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 09/24/2018

Nicor Gas continues welding and assembling the new 20 inch steel pipe which will replace an 18 inch line. Portions of this pipe just south of Illinois Route 22 have been “pulled” into place. The work effort to relocate this line will continue southward. AT&T continued hanging new aerial cable at the southern job limits and installing underground ducts on the northern job limits. Comcast Cable started installing underground conduits crossing Quentin Road. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.  

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.