Construction Updates

Throughout the year, the Village of Westmont coordinates, schedules, and performs a number of construction updates that improve our community’s infrastructure for our residents and businesses. Also, the County and State perform various construction projects that may impact our community. This page has been designed to provide information regarding construction projects that will impact the Village of Westmont during the upcoming year.


Village of Westmont Fueling Center

Expected completion date: November 2021

Location:

6015 S. Cass Avenue

Description: 

Project includes a new asphalt parking lot and fueling station for village vehicle, police, fire and public works.


Addington Plaza Construction Project

Expected completion date: Spring 2022
Location:

Cass Avenue and Quincy Street

Description: 

Project includes plaza reconstruction with precast concrete seats and retaining walls, brick pavers, concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter, light foundations and landscaping elements.

Updates:

10/6/2021
Demolition expected completion date: 10/8/2021


2021 MFT Street Resurfacing Project

Expected completion date: Fall 2021

Locations: 

  • Cass Avenue between Ogden and Chicago
  • Park Street between 55th and Quincy
  • 61st from Western to Bentley 
  • Intersection of Cass and Burlington 
  • Southwest Metra commuter lot
  • North Washington from Burlington to Naperville Rd
  • Melrose from Cass to Wilmette

Description: 

Resurfacing of approximately two (2) miles of roadways at various locations throughout the Village. Project will include surface grinding, base repairs, curb and gutter repairs, sidewalk repairs and ADA improvements, storm sewer rehab, along with other miscellaneous work. 

Updates:

02/02/2021
Going to bid Spring 2021.  Construction expected to begin Summer 2021.

05/01/2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Administration has continued to temporarily hold the start of this construction. Bid Letting has been cancelled. Any new updates shall be provided when available.

04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic)
Due to the future budget concerns relating from the pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the start of this construction. Bid Letting has been rescheduled for 05/05/2020. We will provide any new updates when available.

03/27/2020
Governor Pritzker has issued a Stay At Home Order for Illinois due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Bid Letting has been rescheduled for 04/14/2020.

03/06/2020
IDOT approvals for the project has been received. Project has been advertised for bid with a bid opening scheduled on 03/24/2020.

02/28/2020
Revised Bid Documents have been prepared. Awaiting final approvals from Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Anticipate a March 2020 bid letting.

09/13/2019
Bid opening held on 09/10/2019 was unsuccessful. We received five (5) bids with the low bidder at approximately $155k over budget. Staff is recommending rejection of all bids and we will review options for a re-bid in March 2020.


63rd and Richmond Stormwater Detention Modification Project

Expected completion date: Fall 2021

Location:

Detention basin located at the northwest corner of 63rd Street and Richmond Avenue in the Ashford Subdivision

Description:

The Village and the Park District are working together to improve the existing detention facility. Work shall include stabilization of the eroding side slopes, correct failing storm sewer outlets, and provide water quality Best Management Practices (BMP) to comply with current DuPage County Stormwater Ordinances. The Village will also install a new Gateway Monument along 63rd Street as part of this project.

Updates:

02/02/2020
Going to bid June 3.  Construction expected to begin July 5.  Project completion expected fall 2021.

04/03/2020 (Project on HOLD due to Covid-19 Pandemic)
Due to the current pandemic, Administration has temporarily halted the completion of the design of this project. We will provide any new updates when available.

Lincoln and Irving Parking Lot

Expected completion date: Spring 2022
Location:

North Lincoln Street and Irving Street

Description: 

Work will include construction of asphalt parking lot, curb and gutter, drainage system, lighting system and landscaping.

Updates:

10/6/2021 
Stormtrap to be installed 10/18/2021


CBD Alley Reconstruction Project SecG

Expected start date: Spring 2022

Location:

Central Business District (CBD) Alley bounded by Cass & Lincoln and Quincy & Richmond

Description:

Reconstruction of the deteriorated asphalt alley with decorative pervious brick pavers and pervious concrete base for structural stability. Project also includes storm sewer installation along the alley. Design and construction shall be coordinated with the upcoming development of Quincy Station located at the southwest corner of Cass Avenue and Quincy Street.


2020 Gateway Ogden Avenue Beautification Project

Competed October 2021

Median along Ogden Avenue (Route 34) between Pasquinelli and Oakwood

Description: 

Installation of a landscape raised median along Ogden Avenue between Pasquinelli Drive and Oakwood Drive. Landscape median shall include trees, landscaping, sprinkler and electrical system. New gateway signage shall be installed at 3 locations: Ogden/Pasquinelli, Ogden/Cumnor, and Cass/67th.

*New reduced scope of work: Construction of a landscaped median along Ogden Avenue between Oakwood Drive and Pasquinelli Drive. All other work has been removed from the contract.


2020 North Washington Watermain Replacement Project

Completed July 2021
Locations:

Washington Street between Naperville and Burlington

Description: 

Replacement of 2,000 feet of existing deteriorated 6" cast iron watermain with new 8" PVC watermain. New fire hydrants and services shall be installed along with other related miscellaneous improvements. 


61st and Richmond Stormwater Detention Modification Project

Completed Fall 2020
Location:

Detention basin located at the northwest corner of 61st Street and Richmond Avenue in the Ashford Subdivision

Description:

The Village and the Park District are working together to improve the existing detention facility. Work shall include grading of the basin to provide additional detention volume, correct grading issues to address standing water concerns, upgrade storm sewer pipes within facility, and provide water quality Best Management Practices (BMP) to comply with current DuPage County Stormwater Ordinances. The Village was successful in obtaining over $51k in grant funding from the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program (WQIP).


Deer Creek Detention Modification Project

Completed Fall 2020
Location:

Detention basins located at the north section of Deer Creek Subdivision.

Description:

The Village and the Park District are working together to improve the existing detention facility. Work shall include grading of the basin to provide additional detention volume, correct grading issues to address standing water concerns, and provide water quality Best Management Practices (BMP) to comply with current DuPage County Stormwater Ordinances.


CBD Alley Reconstruction Project SecC

Completed November 2020
Location:

Central Business District (CBD) Alley bounded by Cass & Lincoln and Naperville & Norfolk

Description:

Reconstruction of the deteriorated asphalt alley with decorative pervious brick pavers and pervious concrete base for structural stability. Project also includes storm sewer installation along the alley.

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For more information regarding Westmont Public Works projects, please contact Public Works Director Mike Ramsey at mramsey@westmont.il.gov or 630-981-6289.