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Over next six weeks the City of Evanston will be contracting to have curb, sidewalk and ADA ramp replacement program work done at 17 locations throughout the City. The project involves replacement of deteriorated sections of curbs, sidewalks, and curb ramps by the annual construction contract. The funding for these improvements is from GO Bond & CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Funds. There is no direct charge to abutting property owners.

The map here>>> illustrates the specific locations which have been included as a part of this contract. Construction will begin the week of October 3, 2011 and is expected to be fully completed by the middle of November. The actual date when construction is planned for your street can be noted on the temporary “NO PARKING” signs that will be posted 48 hours prior to the start of work.

The construction sequence includes replacing the existing curbs and sidewalks followed by parkway restoration as required. New ADA ramps will also be constructed at the street corners. The construction activities will create some inconvenience for abutting residents, but workers will attempt to minimize these problems.

The day time sweeping parking restrictions will be waived for a block surrounding the project limits. The streets will be open for evening and night time parking.

Any sprinkler system installed underground in the public right-of-way should be identified and marked by a flag by the property owner prior to excavation to prevent damage.

The contractor for this project is D’ Land Construction, 600 S. County Line Road, Bensenville. The project is under the supervision of the City of Evanston’s Division of Transportation and the Resident Engineer in the field will be Mike Carrara who will be directly responsible for all aspects of the construction. If residents should have any questions or concerns, please contact the Resident Engineer at 3-1-1. Questions about the Engineering projects in general should be directed to Sat Nagar, P.E., Senior Engineer at 3-1-1.