Keystone/Chartres Stormwater Project
|Tentative Completion Date||Saturday, November 11, 2017|
|Project Managers||Jim Baxa, Village of Northbrook - 847-664-4119;
Beth Rahe, V3 Companies - 630-303-8167
|Award Contract Amount||$1,025,510|
Project DescriptionThis project involves the installing a new low-flow storm sewer system from Keystone Road to West Park, where the existing detention basin will be expanded to handle the additional runoff. This project will help alleviate flooding that occurs on both Keystone Road and Chartres Drive during moderate and heavy rain events.
Project LocationsThe project will be limited to Keystone Road, West Park and the nearby area. See a map of the projects location at this link. Get the latest information on the project on the project's website.
Current Project Updates
November 11, 2017
This week, the Village’s contractor began working on final restoration and clean-up for this project, including concrete paving for curb, gutter and sidewalk. Next week, asphalt paving is scheduled for Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14, weather permitting. Following this work, crews will begin final restoration of landscaping.
Previous Project Updates
November 3, 2017This week, the Village’s contractor continued working on, and is expected to complete the installation of a 24-inch storm sewer on Keystone Road, between 2995 Keystone and the Chartres Drive intersection. A second crew also completed the installation of a siphon storm sewer on Koepke Road earlier in the week. Finally, a third crew began preparation for restorations on Koepke Road. At this time, landscaping in West Park is nearing completion.
This week, the Village’s contractor continued seeding and placement of erosion blanket in West Park Next week, crews will complete landscaping in West Park and installation of sewer across Koepke Road and in the easement that will be used to reach Keystone. This work will result in periodic road closures on Koepke and motorists should follow construction signage.
October 13, 2017
This week, the Village’s contractor completed re-spreading the topsoil in West Park for final grading and began final landscaping. Next week, crews will begin installing storm sewer on Koepke Road, which will result in the street being open to local traffic only.
October 6, 2017
This week, the Village’s contractor completed all storm sewer and water main work required in West Park. Beginning next week, crews will be spreading topsoil throughout the park and doing final landscaping. Storm sewer installation will begin on Koepke Road the following week.
September 29, 2017
This week, the Village’s contractor began underground work in West Park. This included lowering a water main along the south side of the park and the installation of storm sewer, inlets and catch basins throughout the park.
September 22, 2017
Beginning next week, crews will begin placing new storm sewer from West Park north across Koepke Road. . This will result in short term road closures on Koepke. Signs will be posted to alert motorists to closures. While the sewer crew is installing this storm sewer, grading crews will return to begin the final grading of West Park.