Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Construction Activity

The temporary traffic signals have been installed. The poles were put in place last week, and the signal heads and wiring were begun this week. The installation of these temporary signals is complete, but they have not yet been turned on. This operation will not affect traffic.

The contractor will be onsite tomorrow to begin traffic control set up, tree protection and tree removal. The trees to be removed were tagged, per Village ordinance, a couple weeks ago. Saw cutting of the existing curb will start tomorrow as well, and actual concrete removal will commence this Friday at the earliest.


The strike was resolved last week and new contracts between the unions and contractors have been signed and are in effect.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Strike Continues

As of this morning, the strike continues. The Unions and the Contracting Companies are still in negotiations and have not yet reached an agreement. It is our understanding that the next scheduled meeting is set for Monday, July 19.

We continue to ask for your patience and understanding during this time. We are continuing to monitor each construction site so that they remain safe to the general public.

As stated below, please do not hesitate to contact the Village Project Manager or the Capital Projects Department at (847) 998-9500.

Thursday, July 1, 2010


Dear Resident:

Thank you for your ongoing patience during the Village construction project adjacent to your home. At this time, the Village has been notified that Chicagoland Construction Labor Unions are going on strike. The conflict is between the Contracting Companies and the Unions, not involving the Village.

Work has therefore been temporarily shut down on your street. We are insuring that all construction sites are safe to the general public and will continue to actively monitor each site.

If any issues arise, or if you should have any questions, please contact the Village Project Manager or the Capital Projects Department at (847) 998-9500.

As of today, we do not have any information on how long this strike could last. We will inform you when this issue is resolved and work will resume.

Thank you again for your patience while this matter is resolved.