Work for the Week of 4/14/2014

  • Place aggregate capping material for roadway base.
  • Complete the installation of the MSE Wall at the LCFPD entrance.
  • Pour concrete curb and gutter at various locations along IL 176.
  • Parkway grading and topsoil placement on the south side of IL 176 west of Fairfield.

Traffic Alert: IL 176 Concrete Work for Curb & Gutter

Weather permitting on Friday April 11, 2014 crews will be working on pouring the Concrete Curb & Gutter along IL 176.

The operation will begin just east of the LCFPD entrance and head toward Fairfield.

It is expected the work will last from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Flaggers will be in place to facilitate traffic flow around the operation.

Traffic Delays should be expected. Please allow yourself plenty of extra travel time if you cannot avoid the area.

Your patience and cooperation is appreciated.

Work for the Week of 4/7/2014

  • Preparation of roadway base on Fairfield and IL 176.
  • Pour concrete curb and gutter on the south side of IL 176 west of Fairfield.
  • Installation of MSE Wall panels on the north side of IL 176 near the LCFPD entrance.
  • Placement of final seed and erosion blanket at the LCFPD Four Winds location.
  • Parkway grading and topsoil placement on the south side of IL 176 west of Fairfield.

Work for the Week of 3/31/2014

  • Aggregate backfill and place embankment over the concrete column ground improvement area.
  • Topsoil placement at LCFPD Four Winds location.
  • Installation of leveling pad for MSE retaining wall on the west leg of IL 176.
  • Preparation of roadway base on Fairfield and IL 176.
  • Re-alignment of temporary pavement markings on SB Fairfield.
  • Preparations for curb & gutter on south side of IL 176.

Work for the Week of 3/24/2014

  • Installation of underground concrete columns for ground improvement and stabilization.
  • Preparation of roadway base on Fairfield and East Il 176.
  • Re-application of temporary pavement markings.
  • Topsoil placement at LCFPD Four Winds location.

Project Update: Fairfield and IL 176 Intersection

Roadway work is beginning to get back up to full speed now that the weather has finally started to warm up.

The Contractors are currently concentrating efforts on pavement removal, material processing and the installation of the concrete columns for ground stabilization.

Preparation of the roadway base on Fairfield and the East leg of IL 176 should begin in the next few weeks.

It is expected that paving of the new concrete pavement may begin in late April or early May.

Despite the frigid winter the project is still on schedule to be complete in early August just 5 months from now.

Thank you for your patience.  Please continue to check the project website for updates.