Over the next eight weeks, the City of Evanston will be contracting road resurfacing work on twelve (12) street segments throughout the city. This project involves curb replacement as needed, roadway base repair, replacement of asphalt surface from curb to curb along with selected sidewalk replacement and driveway aprons. The road work is part of the city’s continuous program to improve the road system throughout the community. The funding for the project will be from the city’s Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) funds and there will be no direct charge for the property owners on these streets. The construction has been planned in two phases and the specific locations included in each phase of construction are listed below.
Phase 1 streets:
• Forest Avenue (Keeney St. to Kedzie St)
• Greenleaf Street (Chicago Ave. to Hinman Ave.)
• Oak Avenue ( Greenleaf St. to Crain St.)
• Lee Street (Michigan Avenue to Sheridan Road)
• Washington Street (Dewey Ave. to Asbury Ave.)
• Washington Street (Ridge Ave. to Chicago Ave.)
Phase 2 Streets:
• Elinor Place (Ashland Ave. to Wesley Ave.)
• Forestview Road (Grant St. to Colfax St.)
• Lake Street (Elmwood Ave. to Sherman Ave.)
• McDaniel Avenue (Church St. to Lyons St.)
• Princeton Avenue (Central St. to Dead End North)
• Sherman Avenue (Greenwood St. to Lake St.)
Construction will begin the week of June 17 on several street segments, with the entire project expected to be fully completed by early August. The actual date when construction is planned for your street 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 the city will attempt to minimize these inconveniences. Construction zone daytime NO PARKING restrictions will be intermittent throughout the duration of the project; evening and nighttime parking (5:00pm to 7:00am) will always be available. Street sweeping and/or neighborhood parking restrictions will be waived for a one block radius around the construction zone when temporary daytime NO PARKING is in effect.
The contractor for this street improvement program is Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc. 225 Telser Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047.
The project is under the supervision of the City’s Engineering & Infrastructure Division. The Resident Engineer in the field will be Pankaj Chokshi, who will be directly responsible for all aspects of the construction. If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact the Resident Engineer at 311 (847-448- 4311). Questions about the street resurfacing projects in general should be directed to Sat Nagar, P.E., Senior Engineer at 311.