Will County
Illinois

Forest Preserve Information Item

Capital Projects - Quarterly Status Report (April 1 - June 30, 2017)

Information

Department:Forest Preserve Planning & Development DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Operations Committee

Attachments

  1. Printout

Body

In an effort to provide timely information regarding the status of the District’s capital projects, staff provides quarterly updates for ongoing projects. 

Capital Improvements

1.       ENGINEERING/DESIGN

a.       Veterans Memorial Trail - Rt. 6 to 127th Street – 45% of Phase II Engineering is complete.  The project is under review for comments by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority.  In July of 2016, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and the District authorized an Intergovernmental Agreement for trail construction and use.  An Intergovernmental Agreement authorizing the construction, use, and some funding between Will County Division of Transportation and the District has been executed.    Coordination with pipelines and other utilities ongoing. Project funded through FHWA with a 20% local match.   

              Engineer:               URS/AECOM

              Funding Source:              FHWA & C&D (20% match)

              Est. Construction Timeline: TBD

b.       Hammel Woods to Rock Run – Black Road Bridge –99% of Phase II Engineering is complete. Engineering is being reviewed and approved by IDOT prior to letting.  An Intergovernmental Agreement between the Village of Shorewood, the City of Joliet, and the Forest Preserve was authorized in May.  A contract for Phase III Engineering was awarded in June and is being reviewed for approval by IDOT.  Project funded through CMAQ grant with a 20% local match.

              Engineer:               Christopher B. Burke Engineering

              Funding Source: CMAQ & CIP (20% match)

              Est. Construction Timeline: September 2017 – January 2019

c.       Hammel Woods Dog Park Improvements – 100% of engineering is complete.  Site development and utility permits have been obtained.  Project currently out to bid and award of contract to follow.  Project funded through the 2016 – 2018 Capital Improvement Program.

              Engineer:               Knight E/A

              Funding Source: CIP

              Est. Construction Timeline: September 2017 – December 2017

d.       Plum Valley Preserve, Burville Road Trail Improvements – 75% of engineering is complete. Pipeline crossing permits have been obtained and a Site Development Permit is forthcoming.  Project funded by an OSLAD Grant with a 20% local match.   

              Engineer: Strand Associates

              Funding Source: OSLAD Grant & CIP (20% Match)

              Est. Construction Timeline: December 2017 – July 2018

 

e.       Veterans Woods Improvements – 99% of engineering is complete. Project funded through the 2016 – 2018 Capital Improvement Program, 2017 IMRP, and 2017 C&D.

              Engineer:               Hampton, Lenzini, and Renwick

              Funding Source: CIP, IMRP, & C&D

              Est. Construction Timeline: October 2017 – June 2018

2.       CONSTRUCTION

a.       Plum Valley Preserve, Burville Road Access – 90% of construction is complete. Construction contract awarded in April 2016. Earthwork, concrete, and dog park turf seeding completed.  Paving, signage, striping, and remainder of landscape remaining.

              Engineer: Strand Associates

              Contractor: Frank Burla and Sons Builders

              Funding Source: CIP

              Est. Completion Date: September 2017

b.       Kankakee Sands Preserve Access 70% of construction is complete. Construction contract awarded in May 2016.  Boardwalks, latrine, shelter, and parking lot nearing completion.  Trail earthwork, paving, and landscaping items remain.

              Engineer: Hey and Associates

              Contractor: Frank Burla and Sons Builders

              Funding Source: CIP

              Est. Completion Date: November 2017

c.       Hammel Woods - DuPage River Trail Shorewood Extension – 0% of construction is complete. Construction contract awarded in April 2017. Anticipated groundbreaking in July 2017.

              Engineer:               Hey and Associates

              Contractor: Frank Burla and Sons Builders

              Funding Source: CIP

              Est. Completion Date: September 2017

 

Meeting History

Aug 2, 2017 8:30 AM  Forest Preserve District Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Aug 10, 2017 9:30 AM  Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting