Road closures expected on Independence, Sunset, Mulberry and Avon March 22-April 4
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Independence Avenue and Sunset Avenue between West State and Mulberry streets will experience roadway closures from March 22 until April 3 as utility work occurs.
Lane closures will occur on Mulberry Street between Kilburn Avenue and Avon Street starting Tuesday, April 2, and will continue until Thursday, April 4. During the closures, Mulberry Street will be open to traffic.
The U.S. Business Route 20 FAP Rt. 303 (W. State St.) Sunset Avenue to Kent Creek Water and Sewer Main Reroute Project consists of the abandonment of existing water mains, valves, vaults, services and associated appurtenances, construction of 8-inch, 16-inch and 24-inch diameter water main, valves, hydrants, services and associated appurtenances, lining of an existing 24-inch diameter water main with 14-inch and 18-inch HDPE pipe, abandonment of sewers, sewer manhole removals, manhole replacements, construction of 8-inch, 10-inch and 15-inch diameter sanitary sewer and associated services and appurtenances. This is necessary to remove potential conflicts with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s West State Street roadway reconstruction plans.
Water main and sanitary sewer installation is under way starting east of Avon Street and at the intersection of West State Street and Lakin Terrace.
Questions regarding these projects should be directed to Jamie Rott in the Public Works Department at (815) 967-6742.
Posted March 22, 2013
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