Washington Area Combined Sewer Separation Project


Project Location(s):
Various (see map)
Project Status:Design
Construction Start Date:TBD
Design Engineer:Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.


The Washington Area Combined Sewer Separation Project is a large scale multi-year plan to reduce local flooding frequency and severity, and sewer backups. This project consists of the separation of combined sewers on Washington Street from Yale to Monterey, Euclid Avenue from Madison to Highland, and Yale Avenue from Madison to Park. These areas were identified by the 2015 Comprehensive Flood Plan and Storm Sewer System Analysis prepared by Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.

The Washington Area project has been broken up into multiple construction projects that will be bid and constructed separately over the course of several years. More detailed information on these projects can be found below.

  1. Project Updates
  2. Archived Updates

Project Updates

January 1, 2021Staff is working with the design engineer to finalize the IEPA loan application for the Monterey (Park to Highland) portion of the project.