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

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Project Update - July 2018

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.

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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.

Elk Grove Boulevard Lane Reduction
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Beginning Tuesday, July 3rd, the traffic pattern at the intersection of Arlington Heights Rd and Biesterfield Rd/John F. Kennedy Blvd will be changed. Biesterfield Rd will be reduced to one lane west of the Arlington Heights Rd intersection.

Biesterfield Road Lane Reduction
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Exhibit A JFK Resurfacing 2

Past Updates

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.

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.

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.

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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