Illinois Avenue Streetscape Project - Phase 3

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Description: This is the third and final phase of the Illinois Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project. Phase 3 improvements will include new street lighting, ADA-compliant pedestrian walkways, trees, planters, and other streetscape elements. 

Start Date: April 2022

Estimated Completion Date: Summer 2022 

Location: Illinois Avenue from Monroe Street to Oak Street

Estimated Project Cost: $1,245,000

Funding Source: 80% DCEO Community Development Block Grant, 20% City

Contractor: E.T. Simonds Construction Company


Construction Updates:

5/17/2022 - Construction of sidewalks along the east side of Illinois Avenue is nearly complete, and crews have begun work on the west side. Phase 3 is 40 percent complete and is expected to be finished in July 2022.