Safety Improvement Project

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What improvements will be made as part of this project?
This project consists of intersection reconstruction and widening, new combination concrete curb and gutter, traffic signal modernization, traffic signal interconnection, storm sewer, water main, lighting and retaining walls.  An additional southbound right turn lane will be provided which will accommodate dual right turns onto WB Irving Park Road.  An eastbound Irving Park Road right turn lane is also being added to the intersection.  The west leg of Commercial Street and Wood Dale Road will be realigned and relocated approximately 500 feet north of existing Commercial Street. 

What are the construction project limits?
The construction limits on Irving Park Road are between Oak and Cedar Streets on the east and    east of Oakwood Drive on the west.  The construction limits for Wood Dale Road are between Potter Street and Sunset Drive on the south and approximately 500’ north of Commercial Street on the north.

Who do I contact if I have any questions, comments or concerns regarding the utility relocation or construction of Wood Dale and Irving Park Roads? 
The City of Wood Dale has hired consulting firm, HR Green, as the Resident Engineer for this project.  Please contact the following individuals with any questions, comments and or concerns regarding this project.

Todd Destree, P.E., CPESC                           Justin McKuzes, CPII
Senior Construction Project Manager              Resident Engineer
HR Green                                                         HR Green
 815.509.9307                                                  815.509.7529 tdestree@hrgreen.com                                 jmckuzes@hrgreen.com

 

Construction Schedule
Utility Relocation Work:  To Begin Week of June 8th
Construction Start: Late June/July 2015
Metra Track and Signal Work: July 2015 - September 2015
Roadway Construction: July 2015 - November 2016

Informational Brochure (Winter 2016)