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Schedule Updates as of 4/1/2024

Reach 9 – Broadview from Cermak Road to 19th Street

  • Construction began mid-December 2023 and will continue through mid 2024
  • Tree clearing complete
  • Excavation and Gabion mattress installation ongoing through May 2024
  • Restoration to occur early summer 2024.

Reach 8 – Westchester from Gardner Road to Roosevelt Road

  • Construction began January 2024 and will continue through end of 2024
  • Tree clearing complete
  • Drilled shaft installation and retaining wall construction ongoing through August of 2024
  • Excavation and gabion installation to occur April through September 2024
  • Pavement restoration to occur October 2024.

Reach 7 – Westchester from Roosevelt Road to Wedgewood Drive

  • Construction began February 2024 and will continue through mid 2024
  • Tree clearing to be complete within 2 weeks.
  • Excavation and gabion installation to occur April through mid-summer.
  • Restoration to occur October 2024.

Reach 6 – Bellwood from Eastern Ave to Cernan Drive

  • Harrison Street closed on February 5th and will remain closed through 2024
  • Construction began mid-February 2024 and will continue through end of 2024
  • Electrical removals and utility relocation in progress
  • Proposed utility installation in progress
  • Channel improvements to commence upon existing utility relocation, anticipated in April 2024
  • Pavement installation anticipated for September 2024
  • Restoration and opening of Harrison and new roadway north of creek anticipated for November 2024

Reach 5 – Bellwood South of St. Charles Road

  • Construction began March of 2024 and will continue through November 2024
  • Tree clearing complete
  • Drilled shaft installation and retaining wall construction anticipated from mid-April through September 2024
  • Excavation and gabion installation to occur June through September 2024
  • Pavement restoration to occur October 2024

Reach 4 – Bellwood North of St. Charles Road

  • Construction to begin March of 2024 and will continue through November 2024
  • Tree clearing complete
  • Excavation and gabion installation to occur June through September 2024
  • Restoration to occur October 2024

Reach 3 – Melrose Park South of Lake Street near UPRR Proviso Facility

  • Construction to begin May of 2024 and will continue through April 2025

Reach 2 – Stone Park between Mannheim Road and Lake Street

  • Construction began March of 2024 and will continue through August 2025
  • Tree clearing to began mid-March through end of April 2024
  • Establish access and performed removals through May 2024
  • Utility work to begin May 2024 through November 2024
  • Drilled shaft and retaining wall construction to begin June 2024 through June 2025
  • Excavation and gabion installation to occur from September 2024 through June 2025
  • Pavement restoration to occur in August of 2025

Reach 1 – Stone Park and Northlake between Mannheim Road and E Hirsch Street

  • Construction began March of 2024 and will continue through August 2025
  • Pavement and fence work near south of 43rd to occur in April 2024
  • Excavation to begin June 2024
  • Drilled shaft installation and retaining wall construction to begin August 2024 and continue through April 2025
  • Park construction to be complete in August 2025
  • Pavement restoration to be complete in August 2025