Downers Grove Knottingham Subdivision Water Main Replacement & Roadway  Reconstruction

 

Overview 

Originally constructed in the 1970’s, the Knottingham Subdivision was in dire need of roadway and water main infrastructure improvements. The plans called for extreme care to the many parkway trees as well as various individual landscaping amenities that needed to be removed and replaced.

Scope
  • Installed approximately 12,000 lineal feet of 8” water main was installed, as well as the replacement and reconnection of 230 residential water services

  • Coordination with ComEd, AT&T, NICOR and local cable company in relation to utility conflicts

  • Maintained water service and provided traffic control for entire subdivision of 230 residences

  • Maintained an aggressive 4-month design schedule was maintained to facilitate the Village’s desired construction timetable

 

Results
  • Higher water pressures and flows for the subdivision

  • Improved reliability for water distribution system

  • Improvement of drainage problems along affected roadways

  • Improved roadway aesthetics and curb appeal for entire subdivision

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