Jul 24

Saylor/Swain/Vallette Project Update 07.24.20

Posted on July 24, 2020 at 2:39 PM by Barbara Petrucci

The demolition of the 4 houses on Swain has been finalized with all the foundations and driveways removed, along with leveling off of the site. Also completed this week was the installation of the large box culverts on Crescent Ave.

The storm sewer work on Saylor has begun and should continue into early next week.  Nicor has also started to install new gas services to houses in front of the newly relocated gasmain; this work will also continue into next week.

Next week, the contractor will start to prepare Crescent Ave in anticipation of pouring concrete curbs and sidewalk to start the restoration process on this street.

SSV 7-24-2020

SSV 7-24-2020a

Jul 16

Saylor/Swain/Vallette Project Update 07.16.20

Posted on July 16, 2020 at 9:48 AM by Barbara Petrucci

Currently the contractor has begun installing the box culverts under Crescent Avenue this week.  These twin 10’ x 8’ box culverts will be ran from Swain Avenue to Saylor Avenue along Crescent and will provide complimentary detention volume to the larger detention site to be located at 633-645 S. Swain Avenue.
SSV - Crescent 7-16-20Additionally, the house demo of the four City-owned properties along Swain Avenue started on Thursday this week.  The demolition of the houses, which will only take a couple days to complete, follows the removal of asbestos from the structures in accordance with IL EPA regulations.

SSV - Demo Photos 7-16-20
Jun 17

Saylor/Swain/Vallette Stormwater Improvement Project-Update 06.16.20

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 11:53 AM by Barbara Petrucci


On Monday, June 22nd, from 3 pm to 6 pm at 637 S. Swain Avenue, the City will host a Public Open House for the Saylor/Swain/Vallette Stormwater Improvement Project to provide information to the Public.  With the Open House format, residents can come in at any time between 3 pm to 6 pm to see drawings, ask questions, and talk with the City staff and the design/construction engineers from Christopher B. Burke Engineering, LTD.  The Open House will take place OUTSIDE at 637 S. Swain Avenue.  We look forward to your participation in the process and hope you can join us!

Open House Presentation
Proposed Conditions Drainage
100-Year Inundation Exhibit
Swain Ave. StormTrap Exhibit
Existing Conditions Drainage Exhibit