South Holland Town Center Redevelopment

 

Overview

This project consists of the redevelopment of the Village of South Holland's downtown area. South Park Avenue, an unmarked state route, along with other adjacent residential streets required complete reconstruction to serve the future infrastructure needs of the Town Center Redevelopment.

Scope
  • The improvements included roadways, streetscape, watermain, street lighting, parking lots, storm sewers, stormwater detention, and sewer lining

  • Surveyed, designed, prepared plats, bid, and oversaw nine separate construction contracts over a three-year time frame

  • Reconstructed 900 feet of South Park Avenue within three months under a full detour, Labor Day to Thanksgiving 2006

  • Constructed two new storm sewer outfalls to the Little Calumet River and a detention pond at Veterans Park

  • Prepared all right-of-way documentation for redevelopment and re subdivisions

  • Constructed two new watermain segments crossing under U.S. Route 6 (162nd Street) at night

  • Constructed new segment of roadway on 161st Street between South Park Avenue and Louis Avenue

  • Obtained permits from IDOT, MWRD and IEPA

  • Coordinated utilities for the burying of overhead utility lines: ComEd, Comcast and WOW cables, and AT&T

  • Ornamental street lighting throughout the project corridor

 

Results
  • Improved  infrastructure conditions along South Park Avenue 
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