Over the next five weeks the City of Evanston will be contracting pedestrian safety improvements at the intersection of Emerson Street and Green Bay Road. The purpose of the project is to enhance pedestrian safety at the intersection. This project is funded by GO Bond Fund and there will be no direct charge to the abutting property owners.

The scope of work will include tightening the turning radius at the intersection, move the pedestrian crossing on Green Bay Road Close to the intersection of Green Bay and Emerson. Also, the lanes on Green Bay will be realigned and the pedestrian signal post
will be relocated closer to the intersection of Green Bay and Emerson Street.

Construction will begin the week of August 22nd with the entire project expected to be fully completed by third week of September. During construction the traffic will be maintained on Emerson Street and on Green Bay Road. The actual date when construction is planned will be noted on the temporary “NO PARKING” signs posted 48 hours prior to the start of work. The construction activities will create some inconvenience for abutting residents, but workers will attempt to minimize these problems. The work is not anticipated to impact any of the the existing on-street parking in the area.

The contractor for this street improvement is Schroeder & Schroeder Inc., located at 7306 Central Park Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60076. The project is under the supervision of the City of Evanston’s Division of Transportation and the Resident Engineer in the field will be Pankaj Chokshi who will be directly responsible for all aspects of the construction. If residents have any questions or concerns, please contact the Resident Engineer at 3-1-1 or 847/448- 4311. Questions about the street projects in general should be directed to Sat Nagar, P.E., Senior Engineer at 3-1-1.

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