Sycamore Street Construction Notice to Residents

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The City of Sycamore Building and Engineering department has issued a construction notice in relation to roadway improvements tentatively scheduled to begin soon after Memorial Day. Prior to roadway construction, property owners have the opportunity to replace their water or sewer lines.

The first phase of roadway work is tentatively scheduled to start soon after Memorial Day. The City will post and/or distribute additional notices as they receive more detail on the contractor’s schedule.

Prior to roadway construction, the City provides all property owners with the opportunity to replace their water or sewer line. Please note that the private water and/or sewer service work must be contracted and paid for by the property owner. Since the road will be under construction the roadway can be patched using the following methods resulting in a cost savings to the home/business owner.

• Grind and Overlay Areas- The roadway can be patched with concrete in lieu of concrete with asphalt on top.

• Roadway Reconstruction Areas- The excavated area can be left as gravel. (Please note that it must be maintained until road construction. High traffic areas may require cold patch.)

Please contact Mark Bushnell, City Engineer if you are interested in replacing your water and/or sanitary sewer service prior to roadway construction. Please do not proceed without contacting the City as we need to verify service locations.

“Thank you as we work to improve the City’s infrastructure.” said Mark D. Bushnell P.E. , City Engineer City of Sycamore T: (815) 895-4557 mbushnell@cityofsycamore.com

Please see the chart below of a list of streets and corresponding patching requirements.

Street Limits Scope of Work Patching Requirement
Loomis Street Mason Ct. to North Cross St. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Mason Court Route 64 to Loomis St. Reconstruction Full Depth Gravel
Meadow Lane 190’ south of Stevens Ave. to 200’ north of Vaughn Ct. Reconstruction Full Depth Gravel
Meadow Lane DeKalb Ave. to 190’ South of Stevens Ave. and 200’ north of Vaughn Ct through the Vaughn Ct intersection Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Edward Street Somonauk St. to Park Ave. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
West Sycamore Street Sacramento St. to N. Maple Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Charles Street Somonauk St. to South Cross St. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Center Avenue Center Cross St. to Stark Ave. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Waterman Street Somonauk St. to Park Ave. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Park Avenue Waterman St. to Chauncey St. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Chauncey Street  Somonauk St. to Park Ave. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Elmwood Street DeKalb Ave. to Charles St. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
West Street Albert Ave. to North end

North End – Reconstruction

South End- Grind and Overlay

Full Depth Gravel

Concrete Patch

Albert Avenue Fair St. to Spartan Trail Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Ester Avenue Fair St. to West Street Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
South Cross Street Charles St. to 100’ south of Emmert Dr. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Elm Street Exchange Street to Elm Street Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Ellen Street West Exchange St. north to end of the street Reconstruction Full Depth Gravel
Prairie Drive Borden Ave. to Peace Rd. Not applicable Concrete Patch
Stark Avenue DeKalb Ave. to Grant St. Grind and Overlay Concrete Patch
Parking Lot City Lot #3 Not applicable Concrete Patch

 

 

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