I-290 & Devon Avenue Gateway Sign

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Project Update (May 2018)

The week of May 7th, the contractor worked to install the foundation underdrain. The underdrain is a perforated drainpipe that moves ground water away from the foundation. Work on the sewer pipe relocation will continue into the week of May 14th.

The contractor completed the stonework for the sign foundation and column the week of April 30th.

I-290 Gateway Sign 2

Masonry work began on Thursday, April 26. The masonry work involves installing stone facing on the foundation. The electrical contractor is scheduled to begin boring under Devon Avenue to install 3" conduit for electrical service to the new sign.

Gateway Sign's Concrete Foundation

I-290 Gateway Sign

March 2018 - Schaefges Brothers, Inc. began the construction of the Gateway Sign on the southeast corner of Devon Ave and I-290.  The work included installing the silt fence, removing the topsoil, excavating and drilling for the (6) six sign shafts, and pouring the concrete footings. The forms for the sign's footings are being framed and are scheduled to be completed by the end of March.   

Project Overview

As a component to investing into the Community, the Village will be installing a gateway sign at the southeast corner of Interstate 290 and Devon Avenue. This gateway sign will highlight the Village to all northbound I-290 users. Construction will begin this spring.      

Rendering of Future I-290 & Devon Ave Sign

I-290 Sign Rendering