IL-83 Shared Use Path Project

IL-83 Shared Use Path Project (Foster Ave to Bryn Mawr Ave)

This project consists of installation a concrete shared use path along the east side of IL-83 between Foster Ave and Bryn Mawr Ave along with a small section of the path to be located along south side of Foster Ave between IL-83 and Marshall Rd. The project also consists of extending a box culvert under IL-83 as well as installation of curb and gutter along IL-83 within project limits, driveway removal and replacement, re-locating existing drainage ditches, drainage improvements, landscaping and other miscellaneous items necessary to complete the project. The construction is anticipated to begin July 2020 and will last until December 2020. The utility relocation work may commence earlier than July 2020. This project is partially funded through the Congestion Mitigation Air Quality funds. The project appeared on the IDOT letting on April 24, 2020 and was awarded to Alliance Contractors on May 26, 2020. 


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Update 08/07/2020

During the week of Aug 3, 2020, the contractor worked on relocation of a FH and removal along Foster Ave. Weather permitting, during the week of August 10, the contractor will relocate another FH on Foster Ave as well as continue with removals.  

Update 07/31/2020

During the week of July 27, 2020, there wasn’t much utility relocation work. To date ComEd, MCI and AT&T have finished their respective utility relocation. Comcast is awaiting issuance of IDOT permit prior to beginning its utility relocation. Weather permitting, during the week of August 3, Comcast is anticipated to be onsite to begin utility relocation. The general contractor is tentatively scheduled to begin the demolition work along Foster Ave between IL-83 and Marshall Rd.

Update 07/16/2020

During the week of July 14, 2020, utility relocation continued by various companies. Major work and roadway closures are scheduled to begin in the next couple of weeks.

Update 07/09/2020

During the week of July 6, 2020, utility relocation is underway with various companies. A joint utility pre-con meeting was held on July 9, 2020. Major work and roadway closures are scheduled to begin shortly.

Update 06/26/2020

a virtual pre-construction meeting took place on June 23, 2020. We are anticipating utility relocation work to begin after the July 4th weekend and the contractor plans to mobilize the site week of July 6, 2020.

Update 06/23/2020

The Village of Bensenville is about to undertake a very significant shared use path project in your area. The Village will construct an off-street 10-feet wide concrete shared use path to accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists along the east side of IL-83 from Foster Ave to Bryn Mawr Ave. The project will also connect the path to Marshall Rd sidewalk along the south side of Foster Ave. Other infrastructure improvements included in this project are curb and gutter installation along IL-83, significant storm sewer installation, box culvert extension under IL-83, driveway aprons, parkway restorations, , railing, pavement markings, drainage ditches and other miscellaneous items necessary to complete the project. Read full information letter...