Central Business District Infrastructure Improvement & Streetscape Expansion - 2018

General Information

Tentative Completion Date June 30, 2018 (Shermer Road Bridge Work)
Project Manager Jeff Koza, Village of Northbrook
847-664-4124
Contractor Multiple
Awarded Contract Amount To Be Determined
Funding Sources Bonds (80% funded through IDOT grant)

Special Note

The 2018 portions of this project, which focus on the replacement of the Shermer Road bridge and some minor paving work on Shermer Road, are a continuation of the original project from 2017. To learn more about the 2017 project, see that project's page


Project Description


The Central Business District (CBD) is the Village’s downtown area, which includes retailers and restaurants, the Village Green Park and Northbrook’s Metra Station. In 2017, the Village completed work on a number of streets within the CBD including Shermer Road, Meadow Road, Cherry Lane and Church Street. Learn more about these improvements on the 2017 project page

In 2018, the second portion of this project will include the following components:
  • Replacement of the deck on the Shermer Road bridge
  • Final resurfacing of the pavement on Shermer Road between Church Street and Waukegan Road

Project Contacts


A large portion of the cost of the Shermer Road bridge project is being funded through a grant obtained from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).  Approximately eighty percent ($1,060,836) of the project cost is covered by the grant. The Contractor is Dunnet Bay Construction and the consultant engineering firm performing construction observation on behalf of the Village is Bowman Consulting Group

If you wish to contact the Village of Northbrook with any questions or concerns, please contact the Public Works Department at 847-272-4711.

Current Project Update


December 27, 2017 - Work Announcement

Work on this project is anticipated to begin in February 2018 when the various utility companies will be relocate their equipment and assets. Future updates will be posted here as they become available.