The IL-64 Reconstruction and Widening project, from west of Kautz Road to IL-59, includes widening and reconstruction to provide for three lanes in each direction with shoulders separated by a wide landscaped median. Work includes the reconstruction of the bridge carrying IL-64 over the UP/EJ&E Railroad, construction of new retaining walls east and west of the bridge, drainage enclosed within a new storm sewer under the median and open ditch drainage on the outside, replacement and interconnection of traffic signals at five intersections, and installation of a new roadway lighting system from Kautz Road to IL-59.
CivCon Services, Inc., as part of the Construction Management Team, provides construction engineering services. Duties include field inspection and measurements and documentation of construction activities. CivCon participates as a Protégé on this contract and is being mentored by the Prime Consultant in the areas of Assistant Resident Engineering and Materials Coordination.