John F. Kennedy Blvd & Elk Grove Blvd Street Resurfacing & Bridge Rehabilitation Project

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Project Update - September 2018

The pavement milling on John F Kennedy Blvd and Elk Grove Village Blvd was delayed due to weather effecting the landscape work and is now scheduled to begin the week of September 24.  

The week of September 17, Baumgartner Construction installed the cofferdam in the creek on the west side of the center pier.  Additionally, they started to place riprap on the side next to the west abutment. Baumgartner Construction is also scheduled to start pouring the concrete for the sidewalk barrier wall. K-Five Construction and their landscaping subcontractor continue to perform landscape restoration work at locations where sidewalk, curb, and gutter were replaced on Elk Grove Village Blvd.

Past Updates 

The week of September 10, K-Five began landscaping restoration, which will continue into the week of September 17. Pavement milling operations will begin next week on Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Tonne Rd) and John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Brantwood Ave). Work continues on the pouring of the bridge approach slabs and sidewalk on the north side.

The week of September 3, K-Five completed the patching operations on Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Tonne Rd) and John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Brantwood Ave). Additionally, the removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb and ADA ramps from Victoria Lane to Tonne Road was completed. Work continues on the framing and pouring of the bridge sidewalk.

Patching operations for Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Tonne Rd) and John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Brantwood Ave) are scheduled to begin on September 4. This work will be conducted under daily lane closures, delays should be expected.

Work continued with the removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb and ADA ramps from Victoria Lane to Tonne Road.

August 2018 Updates

The week of August 27, Baumgartner Construction completed the removal of the existing sidewalk from the north side of the bridge, poured the foundations for the west approach slab and the northwest corner light pole, and began framing the forms and installing the rebar for the west Stage 3 approach slab. The concrete for this slab is scheduled to be poured on Friday, August 31.  Baumgartner Construction has also begun removing existing barrier wall on the northside of the bridge and installing overhang brackets for the framing of the new bridge sidewalk. 

Baumgartner Construction started concrete removal to prepare for the installation of the approach slab, bridge joint, wider sidewalk, and new barrier wall on the north side of the Salt Creek Bridge.

K-Five Construction began the removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb and ADA ramps from Victoria Lane to Tonne Road.

Patching, milling and resurfacing of Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Tonne Rd) and John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Brantwood Ave) is scheduled for the first week of September. Reverend Morrison Blvd (Brantwood Ave to Elk Grove Blvd) patching, milling and resurfacing will begin upon the completion of the bridge construction work (mid-October). The anticipated completion date for the entire project is October 31st

Mid-West Fence, a sub-contractor, completed the installation of the decorative fence and parapet railing on Friday, August, 10th.  This allows the bridge construction to move into the last stage (Stage 3). On Tuesday, August 14th, pedestrian traffic was switched from the north side of the bridge to the new and wider sidewalk on the south side. Vehicle traffic will be switched to the south side of the bridge on Saturday, August 18th. One lane in each direction will remain open during the widening of the north side of the bridge.

The week of August 20th, the removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb and ADA ramps from Victoria Lane to Tonne Road will begin. In addition, the contractor will start the removal process and installation of the approach slab, bridge joint, wider sidewalk, and new barrier wall on the north side of the Salt Creek Bridge. The bridge construction is anticipated to be completed by mid-October.

Patching, milling and resurfacing of Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Tonne Rd) and John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Brantwood Ave) is scheduled for the first week of September. Reverend Morrison Blvd (Brantwood Ave to Elk Grove Blvd) patching, milling and resurfacing will performed upon the completion of the bridge construction work (mid-October). The anticipated completion date for the entire project is October 31st.   

The Salt Creek Bridge decorative fence and parapet railing on the south side of the bridge was installed the week of July 6th. The bridge construction will now move to the last stage (Stage 3). The pedestrian traffic will be switched from the north side to the south side of the bridge on Tuesday, August 14th. Vehicle traffic will be switched to the south side of the bridge on Wednesday, August 15th after 9:00 a.m. One lane in each direction will remain open during the widening of the north side of the bridge. The bridge construction is anticipated to be completed by mid-October.

By the end of the day Friday, August 10, all sidewalk and crosswalks will be re-opened along Elk Grove Blvd between Arlington Heights Rd and Ridge Ave and John F. Kennedy Blvd between Arlington Heights Rd and Brantwood Ave. The sidewalk on the south side of Reverend Morrison Blvd between Brantwood Ave and Elk Grove Blvd will remain open during the widening of the bridge. The removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb and ADA ramps from Victoria Lane to Tonne Road will begin the week of August 13th.

Patching, milling and resurfacing of Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Tonne Rd) and John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Brantwood Ave) will begin the first week of September. Reverend Morrison Blvd (Brantwood Ave to Elk Grove Blvd) patching, milling and resurfacing will performed upon the completion of the bridge construction work (mid-October). The anticipated completion date for the entire project is October 31. 

The reconstruction of the crosswalks along Elk Grove Boulevard at Arlington Heights Road, Rev. Morrison Boulevard and Ridge Avenue, along with the pedestrian signal improvements at the intersections Arlington Heights Road at Elk Grove Boulevard, and the removal and replacement of deteriorated curb and sidewalk throughout the original project corridor will be completed by August 10. The removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb and ADA ramps from Victoria Lane to Tonne Road will begin the week of August 13.

The Salt Creek Bridge construction will remain in its current stage (Stage 2) until the week of August 20, at which time pedestrian and vehicle traffic will be switched to the south side of the bridge. One lane in each direction will remain open during the widening of the north side of the bridge. The bridge construction is anticipated to be completed by mid-October.

Patching, milling and resurfacing of Elk Grove Boulevard (Arlington Heights Road to Tonne Road) and John F. Kennedy Boulevard (Arlington Heights Road to Brantwood Avenue) will begin the first week of September. Reverend Morrison Boulevard (Brantwood Avenue to Elk Grove Boulevard) patching, milling and resurfacing will performed upon the completion of the bridge construction work (mid-October). The anticipated completion date for the entire project is October 31. 

Additionally, the modern radar detection system will be installed on Friday, August 3, at the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and Elk Grove Boulevard. The new radar system will allow bicyclists traveling along the Salt Creek Trail System to be detected and receive a green signal to cross Arlington Heights Road into the Busse Woods Forest Preserve. To receive the green signal, bicyclist should stop on the bicycle pavement marking located behind the stop bar. (During construction and until final pavement marking is placed bicyclist should stop behind the stop bar on the driver side of the right turn lane.) On the Busse Woods side of the intersection the pedestrian push button was relocated to the south side of the path to make it easier to reach for pedestrians using the path.  

White Line Construction has started on the Stage 2 crosswalk at Arlington Heights Road and Elk Grove Boulevard, the replacement of crosswalks at Elk Grove Boulevard and Ridge Avenue, and the replacement of crosswalks at Elk Grove Boulevard and Rev. Morrison Boulevard. The Salt Creek Bridge Replacement is currently in Stage 2 maintenance of traffic and the bridge contractor, Baumgartner Construction, began the replacement of the approach slab and bridge joint.

July 2018 Updates 

Beginning July 5th, the John F. Kennedy Boulevard & Elk Grove Boulevard Street Resurfacing & Bridge Rehabilitation project will move into the next stage of construction.  This stage will include the reconstruction of the crosswalk & pedestrian signal improvements at the intersection of Arlington Heights Road & Elk Grove Boulevard, ADA intersection improvements throughout the corridor, and the removal & replacement of deteriorated curb & sidewalk throughout the project. The work will be staged to ensure access to schools, park district, and residential properties remains available throughout the duration of the project. This portion of the work will be completed by mid-August.

The contractor has completed the crosswalk at the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Also, completed this week was Stage One of the crosswalk at Arlington Heights Road and Elk Grove Village Boulevard. On Thursday, traffic was switched to Stage Two where the contractor will complete the center section of crosswalk. Work will continue on replacing curb and sidewalk along JFK Boulevard west of the Salt Creek Bridge and on Elk Grove Village Boulevard. The installation of the guardrail on the south side of the bridge will be completed by the end of this week and will allow the contractor to switch the traffic control at the bridge by early next week. Switching into Stage Two involves moving eastbound traffic to the outer lane. Then, the replacement of the bridge joint and the approach slab for the center 22 feet of the bridge on the east and west sides can begin. 

The week of July 9, the contractor removed and poured the remaining decorative crosswalk at the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.  At the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and Elk Grove Village Boulevard, the decorative crosswalk, ADA improvements and pedestrian signal modification work began. The contractor also, began the removal and replacement of the sidewalk and curb on Elk Grove Village Boulevard. The work at the bridge continues with the installation of the riprap along the abutments of the bridge.

White Line Construction Company has completed the Stage 1 concrete crosswalk at the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and JFK Boulevard. With the completion of this work, the contractor plans to switch to Stage 2 at the intersection on July 3rd. Saw cutting for the sidewalk and curb removal on Elk Grove Village Boulevard will begin on July 5th. Additionally, the contractor will install the Stage 1 maintenance of traffic at the intersection of Arlington Heights Road and Elk Grove Village Boulevard to start the replacement of the intersection’s crosswalks.

Baumgartner Construction completed pouring concrete on the south side of the Salt Creek Bridge on June 27th. The week of July 4th, Baumgartner will remove its forms, install rip rap along the abutments, and prepare for the switch to the Stage 2 configuration for the bridge construction which will involve the center two lanes of the Salt Creek Bridge.

June 2018 Updates 

The week of June 18, White Line Construction Company completed the curb and sidewalk replacement on JFK Boulevard from Arlington Heights Road to Brantwood Avenue. They also completed the Stage 1 removal of the brick crosswalk. Weather permitting, the new concrete crosswalk will be poured at the intersection of JFK Boulevard and Arlington Heights Road by the end of the week.

Baumgartner Construction poured the Stage 1 east side of the west approach slab for the Salt Creek Bridge on Wednesday, June 20. In addition, they began building the custom forms for the south side bridge barrier wall. This wall will take approximately two weeks to frame and pour.

The week of June 11th, the contractor removed and replaced deteriorated curb and sidewalk on John F. Kennedy Boulevard between Arlington Heights Road and the Salt Creek Bridge.  Additionally, the contractor poured the west approach slab and sidewalk on the Salt Creek Bridge.

The week of June 18th, work will begin on the concrete installation of the crosswalk on the east side of the Arlington Heights Road and John F. Kennedy Boulevard intersection. The contractor will also set steel and pour concrete for the eastside approach pavement and the bridge parapet wall. 

Beginning Monday, June 11th, John F. Kennedy Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction immediately east of the Arlington Heights Road intersection (see map below). The lane reduction is due to the removal and replacement of the crosswalk on the east side of the John F. Kennedy Boulevard & Arlington Heights Road intersection. Additionally, the removal and replacement of curb and sidewalk on the south side of JFK Boulevard, between Arlington Heights Road and Brantwood Avenue, is scheduled to begin the week of June 11th.

Biesterfield Road Lane Reduction
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Biesterfield & Arlington Heights Lane Reduction

The week of June 4th, light pole foundations at the southeast and southwest corners of the Salt Creek Bridge were completed and the footing for the west approach slab was poured. The west approach slab and south side sidewalk have been framed and rebar was installed this week with the pour scheduled for the following week.

The contractor has poured two concrete footings for the light pole foundations that are at the corners of the sidewalk improvement along the bridge crossing Salt Creek. The street light columns have been framed on both foundations and are anticipated to be poured by the end of the week. The contractor continues the bridge joint removal and is expected to frame and pour the new joint the week of June 4th.  Additionally, the contractor has excavated and started framing for the west approach slab footing, which is also scheduled to be poured next week. Pedestrians are requested to please continue using the marked sidewalk detours.

May 2018 Updates

The week of May 21st, the contractor completed installation of the bridge overhang brackets. The contractor also began the framing and installation of the steel reinforcement for the new sidewalk. The new sidewalk  will be poured.along the west side of the bridge is scheduled to be poured the week of May 28th.

The week of May 14th, the contractor completed the removal of the existing sidewalk and barrier wall on the south side of the Salt Creek Bridge. They began installing the bridge overhang brackets and framing for the new sidewalk. The sidewalk framing installation is anticipated to be completed by the end of the week of May 22nd.

The week of May 7th, the contractor completed the removal of the existing sidewalk and barrier wall on the south side of the Salt Creek Bridge. Next, the contractor will start placing the framing for the installation of new sidewalk.

Additionally, more type-three barricades will be set up to prevent pedestrians from entering the work zone. Out of concern for public safety, all pedestrians are advised to use the marked sidewalk detours.

The contractor has implemented the Stage 1 traffic pattern at the Salt Creek Bridge. The week of April 30th, the contractor is worked on sidewalk removal on the bridge deck along the south side of the bridge.

RoadResurfacing_JFKandEGBlvd

Project Overview

Resurfacing Project - The Village will be resurfacing John F. Kennedy Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Elk Grove Blvd) & Elk Grove Blvd (Arlington Heights Rd to Victoria Ln). The work will consists of drainage structure repairs, pavement patching, milling and resurfacing of HMA surface course, curb and sidewalk rehabilitation, pavement markings, decorative sign replacement, and pedestrian signal modifications.

Bridge Rehabilitation Project - The bridge over Salt Creek will receive modifications that include; the removal and replacement of the approach slabs, painting of the girders, widening of the existing sidewalks along the bridge, aesthetics enhancements, and the installation of additional street lighting.  

Construction is anticipated to begin this spring and will be completed by mid-November.

John F. Kennedy Blvd & Elk Grove Blvd Resurfacing Location
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 Exhibit A JFK Resurfacing