Several City Projects Underway

An aggressive slate of City projects have begun over the past few weeks. Each of these projects will have varying start and completion dates and questions related to the specific project schedule can be routed to the City’s Engineering Department at 659-7700. Here is a list of projects that have been approved and funded:Reconstruction of the 2400 Block of Schrage Ave.Construction of the new Walgreen’s storeReplacement of 100-year old brick sewers on Temple Court and new Walgreen’s alleyDemolition of the former Justak Trucking Company buildingsConstruction of 5 new homes on 1900 block of New York Ave.Major renovation of Standard Avenue and Front Street from Front Street to E.C. limitsFlooding repairs for alley between 1500 block of 119th and FischruppSewer problem corrections for 2600 block of White OakSite preparation for two Senior Condo buildings on 119th Street east of Schrage Ave.Paving projects which include:Alley at 2600 block of Schrage/White OakAlley at 2700 block of Schrage/White OakAlley between the 1200 block of 120th and West FredAlley between the 1200 block of West Fred and 121st St.Alley at Center Street adjacent to railroad tracksMiscellaneous patches and repairsWhiting Park Pavillion restoration project3 new homes on Center Street housing projectSidewalk repair project to include dozens of damaged areas throughout the CityRenovation and preparation for the opening of 3 new restaurants/eateries on 119th StreetWhiting Community Center window replacementWhiting Community Center energy upgrade project This list does not include several dozen projects that will begin in early 2007. This list will be posted later this year.