Ridge Road Water Main Improvement Project (Yale to Ardmore)

General Information

Project Location(s): West Ridge Road, Yale Avenue to Ardmore Avenue
Project Status: Closeout
Bid Opening Date: March 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
Construction Start Date: May 28, 2018
Construction Completion Date: Fall 2018
Contractor: Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc.
225 Telser Road
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
Construction Engineer: Engineering Resource Associates, Inc.
Design Engineer: Baxter & Woodman, Inc.
Awarded Contract Amount: $649,900.00
Adjusted Final Contract Amount: TBD
Funding Source(s): GO Bonds, Water Supply Fund, Wastewater Fund, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


To significantly improve the condition of the roadway by removing the existing deteriorated pavement and replacing it with a new structurally sound pavement.  To improve water system capacity and reliability by replacing the existing water main.


This project consists of the rehabilitation of Ridge Road from Yale to Ardmore. The project also includes replacement of the existing water main.   The water main improvements are budgeted as part of IEPA Water Loan Group #3.  Some selective sanitary sewer system improvements are included.


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 partially funded by voter approved bond proceeds.

Bidding Documents
Contract Documents

Project Documents 

Organization Organization Address
 Acqua Construction Corp. 1415 S Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
 Chicagoland Paving Contractors 225 Telser Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047 
 PirTano Construction Company, Inc. 1766 Armitage Court
Addison, IL 60101 
J. Congdon Sewer Service, Inc.  170A Alexandra Way
Carol Stream, IL 60188
 Schroeder Asphalt Services, Inc.  11022 Grant Highway
Huntley, IL 60142 
 Trine Construction Corp. 27W364 North Avenue
West Chicago, IL 60185 
 Brothers Asphalt Paving, Inc. 315 S Stewart Ave
Addison, IL 60101 
 Gerardi Sewer & Water Co. 4520 N Osage Ave
Norridge, IL 60706 
 Cerniglia Co. 3421 W Lake St
Melrose Park, IL 60160
 G&M Cement Construction, Inc. 58 W Commercial Rd
Addison, IL 60101 
 Berger Excavating Contractors, Inc. 1205 Garland Rd
Wauconda, IL 60084
 Archon Construction Co., Inc. 563 S Rte 53
Addison, IL 60101
 A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc. 1900 Wright Blvd
Schaumburg, IL 60193 
 K-Five Construction Corperation 999 Oakmont Plaza Dr, Suite 200
Westmont, IL 60559 
Martam Construction 1200 Gasket Dr
Elgin, IL 60120
Norvilla 2701 S 13th Ave
Broadview, IL, 60155

Project Updates

Posted Date
December 13, 2018 A final balancing change order has been submitted for consideration at the upcoming December 17, 2018 Village Board meeting. Staff is working to close out the project.
October 18, 2018 All work is complete and staff is working to close out the project.
September 20, 2018 All that remains is punch list work.
September 6, 2018 Sod has been installed. Only Punch List work remains.
August 17, 2018 All asphalt work is complete, and the topsoil has been installed. Sod will be installed when weather permits.
August 10, 2018 All concrete and underground work is complete. Asphalt work will be completed next week.
August 3, 2018 The new water main has passed chlorination testing and installation of services has begun.
July 27, 2018 The contractor is still working to pass the chlorination testing.
July 19, 2018 The new water main has passed the pressure test and is undergoing the chlorination process.
July 12, 2018 Installation of the water main is complete. Upon passing the pressure test and chlorination, installation of the services will begin.
July 5, 2018 Installation of the new water main is nearly complete. Once completed, pressure testing and chlorination will begin.
June 28, 2018 The installation of the water main continues.
June 21, 2018 The contractor has begin installation of the water main this week. Water main work is expected to continue for until completion.
June 1, 2018 The contractor is working to receive approval from HUD to begin work.
May 24, 2018 Construction is expected to begin next week.
May 21, 2018 Construction start notices were delivered to residents.
May 10, 2018 Construction is expected to begin the week of May 28, 2018.
May 3, 2018 A pre-construction meeting was held on May 3, 2018. Construction cannot begin until school ends for the summer.
April 26, 2018 A pre-construction meeting is scheduled for May 3, 2018.
April 19, 2018 A Phase III construction engineering agreement will be presented to the Board for consideration at the April 23, 2018 board meeting.
March 29, 2018 Staff is working to execute contracts and schedule a pre-construction meeting.
March 15, 2018 A bid opening was held on March 13, 2018. Chicagoland Paving was the apparent low bidder. Staff will prepare an award recommendation for the Board to consider at the March 26, 2018 Board Meeting.
March 8, 2018 A pre-bid meeting was held on March 6, 2018. The bid opening is scheduled for March 13, 2018.
 February 26, 2018 Project is out to bid. Bid submittals will be opened at 10:00 A.M. on March 13, 2018.
February 22, 2018 The project will be advertised for bidding on February 23, 2018.
February 15, 2018 The County has reviewed the draft bid manual and the consultant is working to address the related comments.
February 1, 2018 The design engineer is working on plans and specs.
January 18, 2018 Staff has reviewed Plans and Specs and have submitted comments to the consultant.
December 14, 2017 Grant funds for this project have been released. Staff expects to bid the project in early 2018.
October 12, 2017 The County is still waiting for funds to be released for the project. Once funds are released staff will move forward with bidding the project.
October 5, 2017 A CDBG Grant kickoff meeting was held on October 4, 2017. The County is still waiting for funds to be released for the project.
June 29, 2017 Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.
 June 23, 2017 Staff was notified that DuPage County has received the CDBG funds and the project can proceed to bidding when all documents are ready.
 April 14, 2017 Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.
 April 7, 2017 A meeting was held with the consultant on April 5, 2017 to discuss the location of the new water main and other construction concerns.
 February 10, 2017 Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.
 February 3, 2017 A pre-construction meeting was held on February 3, 2017.
 January 27, 2017 A Phase II design engineering agreement has been awarded.
 January 20, 2017 A Phase II design engineering agreement will be presented to the board for consideration at the January 23, 2017 Board meeting.
 January 6, 2017 A proposal to design the improvements was requested from an engineering consultant.
December 2, 2016 DuPage County will be recommending that this project be awarded the full amount of CDBG grant funding requested.