Woodlawn/Penfold Water Main Improvements - 2019

General Information

Tentative Completion Date August 31, 2019 (Water Main Work) 
Project Manager Martin Sobanski, Project Manager, 847-664-4118
Contractor Mauro Sewer Construction (Water Main Work)
Awarded Contract Amount $1,299,660 (Water Main Work)
Funding Sources Bonds

2019 Construction Map


This project is one of a number of different construction projects occurring in the Village in 2019. To learn more about other projects and see a map, please see the 2019 Construction Interactive Map.



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Project Description


This project will focus on the replacement of the original 1940's main on Woodlawn Road between Shermer Road and Western Avenue and the installation of new main along Penfold Road. This project will occur in conjunction with the scheduled street rehabilitation projects along these roads.

Enabling Resolution:

On Tuesday, April 9, the Village Board awarded the water main components of this project to Mauro Construction (see Resolution 2019-27 at this link). 

Construction Notification Letters:

On April 16, the Village issued letters to all residents who be impacted by these projects. Below are the main letters that were sent:

Project Contacts


For questions regarding this project, please contact Martin Sobanski, Project Manager. Mr. Sobanski can be reached at 847-664-4118 or via the GONorthbrook system.

Current Project Updates


September 13, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor completed parkway restoration. Next week, crews will continue working on any remaining punch list items for the water main installation portion of this project. Staff anticipates resurfacing work will also begin next week, weather permitting.


Previous Project Updates
September 6, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor continued parkway restoration work and placed topsoil and sod. Next week, crews will repair any brick paver areas in the right-of-way that were disturbed by construction. Resurfacing of these roads will begin in mid-September and is expected to be completed by early October. 


August 30, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor continued parkway restoration work and placed topsoil. Next week, crews will place sod and repair any brick paver areas in the right-of-way that were disturbed by the construction. As a reminder, following conclusion of the water main installation, Phase II of the Village’s 2019 asphalt rehabilitation program will begin. This work will include resurfacing Woodlawn between Western Avenue and Shermer Road, and the entirety of Penfold Place.


August 23, 2019 

The Village’s contractor continued parkway restoration work and next week crews will prepare areas with topsoil in anticipation of placing sod in September. As a reminder, following the water main installation, Phase II of the Village’s 2019 asphalt rehabilitation program will begin. This work will include resurfacing Woodlawn between Western Avenue and Shermer Road and the entirety of Penfold Place.



August 16, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor patched the water main trench area with asphalt on Woodlawn Road between Shermer Road and Western Avenue. Next week, crews will continue with parkway restoration work. As a reminder, following the conclusion of the water main installation, Phase II of the Village’s 2019 asphalt rehabilitation program will begin. This work will include resurfacing Woodlawn between Western Avenue and Shermer Road and the entirety of Penfold Place.



August 9, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor completed the connections between the new water main on Woodlawn Road with the existing mains on Western Avenue and Shermer Road, repaired all storm sewer crossings and abandoned the old water main in place. Next week, crews will replace any broken or removed sidewalk panels and begin restoration work. As a reminder, following the conclusion of this work, Phase II of the Village’s 2019 asphalt rehabilitation program will begin. This work will include resurfacing Woodlawn between Western Avenue and Shermer Road and the entirety of Penfold Place.


August 2, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor completed connecting service lines to the new water main on Woodlawn Road between Penfold Place and Shermer Road. Next week, crews will connect the new water main to the existing mains on Western Avenue and Shermer, repair storm sewer crossings, and abandon the old water main in place by capping the ends and removing old fire hydrants.


July 19, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor began connecting service lines to the new main on Woodlawn Road between Western Road and Penfold Place. Next week, crews will continue making connections to the new main between Penfold Place and Shermer Road. The reconnection process will take about three weeks.


July 12, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor completed installation of the new water main along Woodlawn Road between Penfold Place and Shermer Road and placed new fire hydrants along that block. Next week, crews will continue making storm sewer improvements and will begin connecting service lines to the new main. 


July 3, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor began installing new water main on Woodlawn Road between Penfold Place and Shermer Road. Next week, crews will continue installation up to Shermer Road. Crews will then install fire hydrants and make any necessary storm sewer improvements.


June 28, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor installed the new water main and hydrants on Woodlawn Road between Western Avenue and Penfold Place. Crews also completed temporary pavement installation on Penfold in advance of full resurfacing this fall. Next week, crews will begin installing new water main along Woodlawn between Penfold and Shermer Road. 



June 21, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor completed the remaining connections between the new water main along Penfold Place and the existing mains on Brentwood Road and Farnsworth Lane (pictured right). Additionally, crews began installing new water main along Woodlawn Road and replaced broken sidewalk squares on Penfold. Next week, crews will complete a temporary restoration of Penfold until the full resurfacing is completed this fall and continue installing the new main along Woodlawn.


June 7, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor continued installing new water main on the west side of Penfold Place. As part of this work, crews installed three new fire hydrants, made storm sewer crossing improvements, and pressure tested the new main. Next week, crews will install and disinfect the new water main and continue making cross-connections between the new and existing mains on Farnsworth Lane and Brentwood Road. 



May 24, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor continued installing new water main on the western side of Penfold Place between Woodlawn Road and Farnsworth Lane. Next week, crews will continue installing water main along the western side of Penfold moving south from Farnsworth to Scott Road. 


May 17, 2019 

This week, the Village’s contractor began installing new water main at the intersection of Woodlawn Road and Penfold Place. Next week, crews will continue installing water main along the western side of Penfold moving south from Woodlawn to Scott Road. 


May 10, 2019 - Work Begins

This week, the Village’s contractor began work on the Woodlawn/Penfold Water Main Replacement Project. This week’s work included project layout, material delivery, and pavement preparation. Next week, the contractor will start removing pavement on the west side of Penfold in preparation for the water main installation. 


April 16, 2019 - Construction Notices Issued

On Tuesday, April 16, the Village issued construction notices for this project to all residents who are anticipated to be impacted. Copies of these notices can be found under the project description.


December 19, 2018 - Work Announcement

This work has been scheduled to begin in the spring of 2019. More details will be posted as they become available.