Tri-Trail Connector Project

General Information

Project Location(s):
Villa Avenue Business District
East Wildwood Avenue
South Monterey Avenue
Rotary Park
Lions Park
Project Status:
Construction
Bid Opening Date:
August 4, 2023
Construction Start Date:
October 9, 2023
Construction Completion Date:
2024
Contractor:
A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc.
Construction Engineer:
Civiltech Engineering, Inc.
Design Engineer:
Phase I - Civiltech Engineering, Inc.
Phase II - Civiltech Engineering, Inc.
Awarded Contract Amount:
$738,988.66
Adjusted Final Contract Amount:
TBD
Funding Source(s):
Kenilworth TIF, Oakfield TIF, St. Charles TIF, STP Grant

OBJECTIVE

To increase the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists using the Village's three trails, and to improve the connectivity of those trails.

DESCRIPTION

This project consists of the construction of a new off-street shared-use path that will connect the Village's three existing recreational trails: the Illinois Prairie Path, the Great Western Trail, and the Salt Creek Greenway Trail. The Village has been awarded STP grant funding for this project in FY 2024.

JUSTIFICATION

The Village's existing trails are connected in large part with on-street routes that place pedestrians and bicyclists in close proximity to vehicular traffic. This project would provide for off-street connectivity of the three trails, thus increasing safety and improving trail connectivity.

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING #2

The Village of Villa Park will be holding a public information meeting for the Tri-Trail Connector Project on Thursday, July 26, 2022, from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Community Recreation Building at 320 East Wildwood Avenue.  Please see the below flyer for additional information.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING #1

The Village of Villa Park will be holding a public information meeting for the Tri-Trail Connector Project on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Community Recreation Building at 320 East Wildwood Avenue.  Please see the below flyer for additional information.

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BIDDING & PLANHOLDERS  INFORMATION

This project will be receiving STP Grant funding, and as a result will be bid through IDOT. Bidding information and planholders will be made available through IDOT.

Project Updates

Date
Description
February 2, 2024Construction remains suspended pending the end of seasonal weather. Construction should resume and finish in the spring of 2024.
December  8, 2023Construction has been suspended for the season, and will resume in the spring of 2024.
November 17, 2023Construction continued this week.
October 20, 2023Construction continued this week. Current efforts underway are earth excavation and the placement of aggregate base course. Those efforts are expected to continue for the foreseeable future.
October 13, 2023Construction began this week. Current efforts underway are removal of existing sidewalk and concrete. Those efforts will be followed by earth excavation.
October 28, 2022Staff attended a Phase 2 design engineering kick-off meeting held by IDOT this week.
August 26, 2022A resolution approving an agreement with Civiltech Engineering, Inc. for Phase II Design Engineering was approved at this week's village board meeting. Design is currently underway.
July 29, 2022A second public information meeting was held on July 26, 2022.
July 13, 2021A public information meeting was scheduled and advertised. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 29, at 5:00 P.M., at the Villa Park Community Recreation Building, 320 E Wildwood Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181.
April 16, 2021An agreement for Phase I Preliminary Engineering Services with Civiltech Engineering, Inc. has been as been approved as of March 3, 2021.