Village Improvement Program

Infrastructure Projects 

Infrastructure Map

 

2021

2021 Watermain and Resurfacing Project: Project consists of installation of new watermain on 400-500 blocks of Thomas and 7700 block of Monroe. 400-600 blocks of Thomas will be resurfaced along with 7700 block of Monroe. Construction is ongoing and is anticipated to be completed in Fall 2021.

 5/28/21 Update click here

14th Street Resurfacing Project: 

Work will consist of curb and sidewalk spot
repairs, pavement grinding, and resurfacing. The street will be open during
work. There may be periodic closures during the work, without notice. Parking on
the street will be prohibited during the hours of 6:00 am-5:00 pm; NO PARKING
signs will be posted. Any vehicles in violation of posted times will risk
ticketing and towing at the owner’s expense. Parking permit holders are advised
to park in a different lot. Driveways will be accessible as much as possible.
However, there may be short periods where they may not. The contractor is aware
of the importance of access throughout the day. Christopher B. Burke
Engineering, LTD is overseeing the project on the Village’s behalf. Should you
have any questions or concerns, please contact Resident Engineer, Brad Bahn, at
224-275-0030. We apologize for any inconveniences the construction may cause.
Please know that your patience is greatly appreciated.”  CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ENTIRE NOTICE

Altenheim Demolition Project: Project consists of the demolition of 5 Village owned buildings. Demolition is ongoing and is anticipated to be completed Summer 2021.

Van Buren Street Multi-Use Path Improvements: Project consists of constructing a 10’ wide multi use asphalt path along the west side of Van Buren Street. Project is anticipated to start either late Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 with completion by Summer 2022.

510 Desplaines Paver Parking lot Project: Project consists of reconstructing the existing parking lot with pavers to allow infiltration of stormwater. Project is anticipated to start either late Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 with completion by Summer 2022.

North Water Tower Painting: Project consists of painting the existing tower. Construction is anticipated to start Fall 2021.

South Water Tower Painting: Project consists of painting the existing tower. Construction is ongoing and is anticipated to be completed Summer 2021.

 

~Please contact Ms. Katie Murphy at kmurphy@forestpark.net to be included on a project specific email update list.~