Downtown Sidewalk Program

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The annual downtown sidewalk replacement program consists of replacing the concrete sidewalks throughout the downtown area with brick paver sidewalks.

Project Contact: Mark Wajrowski, Engineering and Building Inspector
Phone: (815) 356-3605

2017 Project Updates

  • August 9, 2017: The contractor started pavement removals on August 7. Removals are complete and the contractor started pouring the new concrete sidewalk. Concrete pouring will continue into next week.  
  • July 26, 2017: The contractor anticipates starting the work along Brink Street between Williams Street and Main Street on August 7. The Downtown Association has been notified and staff will contact the business owners directly affected the week of July 31.
  • July 18, 2017: The City Council awarded the bid to Copenhaver Construction.  
  • July 11, 2017: Bids were opened for the Downtown Sidewalk Replacement Program. There were six bids. Copenhaver Construction  Company of Gilberts was the lowest bid.