2023 Rebuild Illinois Resurfacing Project


Project Location(s):
Harvard Ave - Central to St Charles
Central Blvd - Addison to Cornell
Cornell Ave - Madison to Park
Cornell Ave - Central to Kenilworth
Congress St - Ardmore to Summit
Van Buren St - Cornell to Summit
Project Status:
Bid Opening Date:Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.
Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting:No
QuestCDN Number:8565389
Construction Start Date:Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Construction Completion Date:Fall 2023
Contractor:Builders Paving, LLC
Construction Engineer:Strand Associates, Inc
Design Engineer:TranSystems Corporation
Awarded Contract Amount:$1,160,000.00
Adjusted Final Contract Amount:TBD
Funding Source(s):Rebuild Illinois, Street Improvement Fund


To improve the condition of the roadway by means of selected pavement rehabilitation methods.


This project consists of milling and resurfacing, intermittent curb and gutter removal and replacement, ADA ramps with detectable warnings, pavement patching as needed, drainage and utility structure adjustments or reconstructions with new frame and lid/grate, landscaping and pavement markings.


The Village's pavement management program has determined that the condition of the street has deteriorated to the point that pavement rehabilitation is needed. This project is to be funded by the village's allocation of Rebuild Illinois bond funding.

2023 Resurfacing Program Ardmore School Map

Project Updates

September 20, 2023The replacement of the sidewalk at the intersection of Harvard Ave and School St is expected to begin this morning. The work will take approximately three days t complete. The intersection should be open to all pedestrian traffic Monday, September 25th.
September 19, 2023Work on the public sidewalk at the intersection of Harvard Ave and School St has been delayed until the following day due to the forecasted weather.
September 18, 2023The public sidewalk and curb ramps at the intersection of Harvard Ave and School St is scheduled to be replaced this week. The intersection will be brought up to the most current ADA standards. As part of this work, the village is coordinating with School District 45 and Ardmore Elementary. Temporary crosswalks outside the work area as well as signage will be installed.
September 15, 2023Construction continued this week with concrete removals. The concrete removals are expected to continue through at least the middle of next week. Concrete installation is following behind the removals and will continue after the removals have been completed. Public Works staff has placed signs with QR codes near intersections for residents and walkers to find out more about the project and to sign up for CodeRED notifications.
September 8, 2023Sawcutting has begun on Congress Street. The contractor will begin full operations next week, and will move northward through the project area.
September 1, 2023Staff held a pre-construction meeting this week for the village’s second and final Rebuild Illinois Resurfacing Project. Construction is expected to begin the week of September 5th with preliminary efforts, and full construction operations are expected to begin the week of September 11th.
July 21, 2023A bid opening has been held for the village’s second and final Rebuild Illinois Resurfacing Project. The village received five bids, with bid prices that staff considers to be favorable.  Staff is now working to prepare a contract award recommendation for consideration at the July 24, 2023 Village Board meeting.  Because of the Rebuild Illinois bond proceeds that will be providing funding for the project, contract award will also require concurrence from IDOT.
July 13, 2023A bid opening for the project was held on Thursday, July 13, 2023. The Apparent Low Bidder was Builders Paving, LLC, of Hillside, Illinois. Staff is in the process of reviewing the bid documents.
June 29, 2023The project was advertised for bidding: The bid opening will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. at the Village of Villa Park Public Works Department located at 11 West Home Avenue, Villa Park Illinois. The bid opening will be hosted over Microsoft Teams. See the bid advertisement for details on how to access the teams meeting.