South Michigan Avenue (Madison to Jackson) and Jackson Pond Improvement Projects

General Information

Project Location(s): South Michigan Avenue, Madison Street to Jackson Street
Jackson Pond
Project Status: Pre-Construction (Michigan)
Design (Jackson Pond)
Bid Opening Date: October 31, 2017, 10:00 a.m. (Michigan) (Revised by Addendum #1)
TBD (Jackson Pond)
Start Date: March 5, 2018 (Michigan)
TBD (Jackson Pond)
Tentative Completion Date: TBD
Contractor: A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc. (Michigan)
TBD (Jackson Pond)
Construction Engineer: TranSystems Corporation (Michigan)
TBD (Jackson Pond)
Design Engineer: V3 Companies of Illinois, Ltd.
Awarded Contract Amount: $1,409,099.97 (Michigan)
TBD (Jackson Pond)
Funding Sources: Street Improvement Fund, GO Bonds, Stormwater Fund, Water Supply Fund, Wastewater Fund, CDBG-DR Grant


To significantly improve the condition of the roadway by means of selected pavement rehabilitation methods.  The installation of the storm sewer will lessen the frequency of flooding.  To expand the Jackson Pond detention basin to lessen the frequency of flooding. The flood control improvements are a portion of a larger project identified in the Sugar Creek Basin Flood Control Study.


This project consists of pavement improvements on South Michigan Avenue from Jackson Street to Madison Street and the installation of storm sewers.  Some selective water and sanitary system improvements are included. The project includes the expansion of the Jackson Pond detention basin.


The Village's pavement management program has determined that the condition of the street has deteriorated to the point that pavement rehabilitation is needed.  Sanitary sewer replacement will be determined by televising.   This project is to be partially funded by voter approved bond proceeds.  The storm sewer is proposed in the V3 Flood Control Study. The Jackson Pond expansion is proposed in the V3 Flood Control Study.


Project Documents

Planholders (Michigan)

Organization Organization Address 
Benchmark Construction 3349 South Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60623
Bolder Contractors 316 Cary Point Drive
Cary, Illinois 60013
Cerniglia Co. 34201 West Lake Street
Melrose Park, Illinois 60160
 John Neri Construction Company, Inc. 770 West Factory Road
Addison, Illinois 60101
 A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc. 1900 Wright Boulevard
Schaumburg, Illinois 60193
 Elanar Construction 6620 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60634
Arrow Road Construction 3401 South Busse Road
Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056
K-Five Construction Corporation 13769 Main Street
Lemont, Illinois 60439
Martam Construction 1200 Gasket Drive
Elgin, Illinois 60120
Berger Excavating Contractors 1205 North Garland Road
Wauconda, Illinois 60084
Norvilla, LLC 2701 South 13th Avenue
Broadview, Illinois 60155
J. Congdon Sewer Service 170-A Alexandra Way
Carol Stream, Illinois 60188
Gerardi Sewer & Water Co. 4520 North Osage Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
Riccio Construction Corp. PO Box 672
Palos Park, Illinois 60464
Glenbrook Excavating & Concrete 1350 North Old Rand Road
Wauconda, Illinois 60084
Joel Kennedy Construction 2830 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60657
 R. A. Mancini 481 Scotland Road
Lakemoor, Illinois 60051
Orange Crush, LLC 321 Center Street
Hillside, Illinois 60162
Archon Construction Co., Inc. 563 South Route 53
Addison, Illinois 60101
Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc. 225 Telser Road
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
Alliance Contractors 1166 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, Illinois 60098
H. Linden and Sons Sewer and Water 722 East South Street, Unit D
Plano, Illinois 60545
 Performance Construction and Engineering 1217 West John Street
Plano, Illinois 60543
DiMeo Bros. Inc. 720 Richard Lane
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
J. S. Riemer, Inc. 16N158 Tyrrell Road
Elgin, Illinois 60124
Schroeder Asphalt Services PO Box 831
Huntley, Illinois 60142
Swallow Construction Corp. 4250 Lacey Road
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Ricci/Welch 4050 Industrial Avenue
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
 Acqua Contractors 40 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 138
Chicago, Illinois 60611
MQ Construction 4323 North Central Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60634

Project Updates

Posted Date
March 22, 2018 On Michigan Avenue, installation of the 72'' diameter sewer continues.

A meeting with District 45 staff was held to discuss the expansion of Jackson Pond.
March 15, 2018 On Michigan Avenue, Installation of the 72'' diameter sewer began this week. Public works and the Police Department assisted with traffic flow around Jackson Middle School while the intersection of Jackson and Michigan was closed for construction.

The design engineer is working on Plans and Specs for Jackson Pond.
 March 8, 2018 On Michigan Avenue, tree removal was completed. Installation of the storm sewer is expected to begin next week. Staff provided comments of preliminary Plans for the Jackson Pond Improvements to the consultant.
 March 1, 2018 A meeting to discuss the start of the South Michigan improvements is scheduled for 03/02/21018.  Staff began review of the preliminary plans for the Jackson Pond Improvements.
February 22, 2018 South Michigan improvements will begin when weather permits.  Staff is reviewing soils testing results from the fields around Jackson Pond.
February 15, 2018 School District 45 has approved the detour plan for the intersection of Jackson and Michigan.  The Village has received preliminary plans for the Jackson Pond Improvements.
February 1, 2018 A meeting was held with School District 45 staff to discuss the project.
January 25, 2018 The design engineer is working on plans and specifications for Jackson Pond.
January 18, 2018 A meeting to discuss design concerns of Jackson Pond was held on 01/16/2018.
January 4, 2018  A meeting to discuss construction on Michigan has been scheduled with School District 45 for 01/26/2018.
December 21, 2017  A pre-construction meeting was held and construction will begin when weather permits (likely in March).
December 7, 2017  A construction engineering services agreement for the Michigan Project was approved at the Board Meeting on 12/04/2017.
November 22, 2017  A proposal for Phase III construction engineering services for the Michigan Project is expected to be submitted for consideration at the Board Meeting on 12/04/2017.
November 16, 2017  A construction contract for the Michigan Project was awarded to A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., at the 11/13/2017 Village Board meeting.  Staff is working to execute contracts.
 November 2, 2017 The bid opening for Michigan was held on October 31.  A Lamp was the apparent low bidder.  Staff will prepare a recommendation for the board to consider at the November 13 Board Meeting.  Soil borings for the expansion of Jackson Pond were performed on November 2, 2017.  The results will be analyzed and incorporated into the design.
 October 26, 2017  Soil borings for the expansion of Jackson Pond are scheduled for November 2, 2017.
October 19, 2017  District 45 has approved the IGA between District 45 and the Village for the proposed improvements Staff will present the IGA to the Board for consideration at the October 23 Board Meeting.
October 12, 2017   A project kickoff meeting for Phase II Design Engineering was held on October 10, 2017. Once District 45 approves the IGA between District 45 and the Village for the proposed improvements Staff will present the IGA to the Board for consideration.
October 5, 2017  Due to a large number of questions the bid opening has been rescheduled for October 31, 2017 to allow staff to provide answers to all potential bidders. A project kickoff meeting for Phase II Design Engineering is scheduled for October 10, 2017.
September 28, 2017  Staff will be attending the District 45 Board Meeting on October 2, 2017 to discuss questions about the project.  Staff hopes to receive approval from District 45 on the IGA shortly after the questions are answered.  The IGA will be presented to the Board for consideration when District 45 is ready. Staff is working to setup a project kickoff meeting for Phase II Design Engineering.
 September 22, 2017 The portion of the project on Michigan will be advertised on 09/22/2017. A bid opening is scheduled for 10/10/2017.
 September 15, 2017 Staff received a proposal to complete Phase II design engineering of Jackson Pond from V3. Staff plans to submit the agreement to the Board for consideration at the 09/25/2017 Board Meeting.
September 8, 2017  District 45 provided comments on the IGA for Jackson Pond. Staff found them to be mostly acceptable and hopes to have the final version completed soon.
 August 11, 2017 An IGA was submitted to District 45 to review for the proposed improvements.
 August 4, 2017 Staff reviewed pre-final Plans and Specs and returned them to the consultant.
 July 14, 2017 Staff is working to create an IGA with District 45 for the stormwater improvements associated with Jackson Pond.
 June 9, 2017 Consultant is working to complete Phase II Plans and Specs. A meeting with School District 45 Board is scheduled fro 06/19/2017.
 May 12, 2017 Staff met and discussed various options for the configuration of Jackson Pond and nearby recreational facilities. The consultant is making changes to the design to address staff's concerns.
April 21, 2017  Staff and the consultant are discussing various options to try and reduce the footprint of the pond and how those changes would effect cost.
April 14, 2017  A meeting to discuss the improvements with Jackson Middle School was held on 04/12/2017. Staff will present the conceptual plans to the School Board on 05/15/2017.
 April 7, 2017 A meeting to discuss the improvement with Jackson Middle School is scheduled for 04/12/2017.
 March 31, 2017 Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.
 March 24, 2017 Staff provided comments on a preliminary set of Plans.
February 24, 2017  The Consultant is works to prepare Plans and Specs.
 February 17, 2017 The Village met with the consultant to discuss possible options for the outlet and overflow of Jackson Pond.
 February 10, 2017 The Village attended a meeting with School District 88 to try and gain support for the watershed plan, including Jackson Pond.
 January 20, 2017 Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.

Bid Documents