Village Construction Projects


Current Construction Projects 

Staff is busy coordinating with contractors to complete several capital improvement projects for 2020 as detailed in the Village's 10-Year Community Investment Program (CIP). As continue the construction season, stay tuned to the construction updates on this page, subscribe to Village eNews for timely updates as these projects progress. 

Look here for more information on regional construction projects being conducted by other agencies. 

Tudor Court Street and Streetscape Improvements

Project Description

Following a two year public engagement and design review process, the Village is moving forward with street and streetscape improvements on Tudor Court. Learn more about the Tudor Court Design Review Process here.

The scope of the improvements will include new concrete curb and gutter, resurfaced street pavement and restoration of the brick pavers. Additional improvements will include realigning the roadway to create a designated drop-off area, a new mid-block pedestrian crosswalk, enhancements to pedestrian level lighting, new clustered seating, benches and landscaping as well as the removal of the south end of Glencoe Drive and the construction of a dead-end turnaround.

  • Total Project Cost: $1,736,375
  • Project Contractor: Alliance Contractors, Inc.
  • Project Start Date: Monday, April 13, 2020
  • Project Completion Date: August 2020
  • Project Manager: James Tigue, Civil Engineer
  • Resident Impacts: Temporary sidewalk closure and some temporary loss of street parking.
  • Initial Notification Letter: Glencoe Drive Residents; Tudor Court Business and Property Owners
  • Construction Update: Construction is progressing well on the Village's Tudor Court Street and Streetscape Improvement Project. All of the  underground utility work and concrete curb/gutter installation has been completed, Glencoe Drive has been closed to through-traffic and pedestrian brick pavers have been installed. Remaining project elements include the installation of new street lights, pedestrian bollards and benches, final asphalt work and the construction of new crosswalks. With the exception of final landscaping, all remaining work is anticipated to be completed by early August. (Updated on July 14, 2020.)

 Downtown Sidewalk Paver Restoration

Project Description

Stub Year 2020 marks the third year of a five-year Downtown Sidewalk Brick Paver Restoration Project. There is approximately 70,000 square feet of brick paver sidewalk in the downtown and this year’s program will restore an estimated 13,000 square feet on the north side of Park Avenue from Village Court to Vernon Avenue, the east side of Vernon Avenue from Park Avenue to Hazel Avenue, and the north side of Hazel Avenue from Vernon Avenue to Village Court. The scope of the work includes the removal of all brick pavers/border tiles, regrading of the stone sub-base and  resetting the brick pavers/border tiles including the replacement of any that are stained or cracked. The Village will be working with the contractor to limit the impact to businesses and patrons.

  • Total Project Cost: $105,000
  • Project ContractorA-1 Contractors, Inc.
  • Project Start Date: May 4, 2020
  • Project Completion Date: July, 2020
  • Project Manager: Donald Kirk, General Superintendent
  • Resident Impacts: Some intermittent loss of parking in the commuter lot.
  • Project Location Map: View location map
  • Initial Notification Letter: View letter here
  • Construction Update: The brick paver restoration project has been completed for 2020. (7/14/2020)

Commuter Parking Lot Lighting Improvements

Project Description

The second phase of an overall street light improvement plan in downtown Glencoe includes replacement of the street light poles and fixtures with new LED lamps in the southwest and southeast commuter lots. The new poles and fixtures will be consistent with the design of the streetlights throughout downtown, as well as with the new lights installed in the northwest commuter lot earlier this year.

  • Total Project Cost: $155,000
  • Project Contractor: Jasco Electric Corporation
  • Project Start Date: June 29, 2020
  • Project Completion Date: TBD
  • Project Manager: Donald Kirk, General Superintendent
  • Resident Impacts: Some intermittent loss of parking in the commuter lots.
  • Project Location Map: View location map
  • Initial Notification Letter: Pending
  • Construction Update: The new custom cast aluminum streetlight poles and fixtures were delivered during the week of July 6 for the southwest and southeast commuter parking lots. The contractor began installing the new poles beginning in the southeast lot on July 10. The installation of the new lights, as well as the removal of the old precast concrete poles and fixtures, is expected to be completed the week of July 13. (Updated 7/14/2020.)

Water Main Improvement Project

Project Description
The Stub Year 2020 Budget includes water main improvements on three streets: Forest Way Drive, Longwood Avenue and Hawthorn Avenue. The Forest Way Drive project will consist of the installation of 497 feet of twelve  inch water main and the replacement of water services from the water main to the b-box. The Longwood Loop Avenue project will include the installation of 296 feet of six inch water main and the replacement of water services from the main to the b-box. Lastly, 1,540 feet of water main will be replaced with an eight inch water main on Hawthorn Avenue and services will be replaced to the b-box.