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5/16/2017 10:49:00 AM
2017 MFT Street Resurfacing Project Begins Week of May 22
Submitted by the City of Evanston

Over the next nine weeks, the City will be contracting street resurfacing work on seven street segments throughout Evanston. The project involves concrete curb and sidewalk ramp replacement as needed, road base repairs, milling of the existing asphalt surface and repaving with two layers of new asphalt pavement.

Funding for the project is from the City’s allotment of the State’s Motor Fuel Tax (MFT). The attached map illustrates the following locations, which will be completed in two phases: 

Project Locations

Anticipated Start Date

Cowper Avenue, from Grant Street to Harrison Street

Week of May 22

Grey Avenue, from Foster Street to the north end

Week of May 22

Livingston Street, from Green Bay Road to Broadway Avenue

Week of May 22

Wesley Avenue, from Dempster Street to Grove Street

Week of May 22



Dodson Street, from Hartrey Avenue to Grey Avenue

Week of June 12

Hinman Avenue, from Kedzie Street to Main Street

Week of June 12

South Boulevard, from Asbury Avenue to Ridge Avenue

Week of June 12

Work at each project location is expected to last approximately five to six weeks. The exact date construction activities are scheduled to begin will be noted on the temporary construction zone "No Parking" signs posted a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the work. Parking will be prohibited during daytime work hours, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Street cleaning parking restrictions will be waived for a one-block radius around the construction zone when temporary daytime no parking is in effect.

Lawn sprinkler systems located in the parkway or adjacent to the public sidewalk should be identified and marked by the property owner prior to the start of construction to prevent damage to the system. Every effort will be made to minimize any inconveniences during construction. 

The general contractor for this project is J.A. Johnson Paving, Inc., 1025 Addison Ct., Arlington Heights, IL.

City Monitoring
This project is monitored by the City’s Capital Planning & Engineering Bureau. Contact Resident Engineer Pankaj Chokshi at 224-723-8237 for questions or concerns during construction. Questions about the project in general should be directed to Senior Project Manager Dan Manis, P.E., at or 847-448-8129.


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