Update – 1/7/2019

During the week of December 17th, existing pavement markings were removed and new markings were installed. Traffic was then switched onto the temporary pavement with a new lane configuration. Please be alert of the lane changes when driving through the construction zone. Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements. Nicor Gas continued welding and installing steel pipe sections on the east side of Quentin Road both north and south of East Cuba Road. The long line of assembled 20” steel pipe on the east side of the road was pulled in place by the boring machine near Boschome Drive. AT&T crews continue installing underground ducts north of West Cuba Road and north of Lea Lane. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 12/17/2018

Preparations have started for shifting Quentin Road traffic onto temporary pavement. Traffic workers installed vertical panels along what will be the new right edge line for southbound Quentin Road. Workers also started removing the existing pavement markings which will be replaced with temporary markings to accommodate the shifted lanes. The complete traffic switch will be finished this week. Please be alert of the lane changes when driving through the construction zone. Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements. Nicor Gas continued welding and installing steel pipe sections on the east side of Quentin Road both north and south of East Cuba Road. The long line of assembled 20” steel pipe on the east side of the road is scheduled to be pulled in place this week by using a boring machine near Boschome Drive. Nicor also continued work on the smaller 4” distribution line north of Pheasant Ridge Road. AT&T crews continued installing underground ducts north of West Cuba Road and north of Lea Lane. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.    

Update – 12/10/2018

Work continued this week on grading aggregate shoulders and ditches along the west edge of the new temporary pavement. Traffic is anticipated to be shifted west soon so that work can begin on the east side of the road. Please continue to be diligent watching for workers throughout the construction zone. Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements. Nicor Gas crews welded and installed steel pipe sections on the east side of Quentin Road both north and south of East Cuba Road. Nicor also installed new service connections to individual residences from relocated gas lines. AT&T continued installing underground ducts near Pine Lake Circle and West Cuba Road. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.    

Update – 12/03/2018

Despite the snow this past week, work continued on the temporary pavement after the snow was cleared. The final lift of hot-mix asphalt was placed Thursday which was followed by placement of an aggregate shoulder on its west edge. Traffic is anticipated to be shifted west soon so that work can begin on the east side of the road. Please continue to be diligent watching for workers throughout the construction zone. Utility companies, also hindered by the snow, continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements. Nicor Gas crews continued welding and installing steel pipe sections on the east side of Quentin Road. AT&T continued installing underground ducts near Pine Lake Circle. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.    

Update – 11/26/2018

The roadway contractor continued constructing the base for the temporary pavement. Hot-Mix Asphalt was placed at the widening locations this past week and is anticipated to continue this week. Lane closures will be required for this work at various times throughout the day. Delays should be expected. Traffic will be shifted west when the temporary pavement placement is complete. Utility companies continued moving facilities in conflict with the proposed improvements. Nicor Gas crews continued welding and installing steel pipe sections on the east side of Quentin Road. AT&T continued installing underground ducts near Pine Lake Circle, Boschome Drive and Hidden Valley Drive. Please check the Photos tab for more in-depth information regarding the project.

Update – 11/19/2018

The roadway contractor continued work necessary to construct the temporary pavement this week. Pavement is anticipated to be placed in the upcoming days which will require lane closures at various times throughout the work day.  Delays should be expected.  The road will be widened to the west so that traffic can be shifted to construct the east side of the road.  Utility companies continued moving facilities.  Nicor crews continued welding steel pipe and pulling sections under East 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 – 11/12/2018

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.