2017 Biermann Avenue Combined Sewer Separation Project (Holly to Division)

General Information

Project Location(s): North Biermann Avenue, Holly Court to Division Street
Project Status: Complete
Bid Opening Date: June 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Pre-Bid Meeting (Mandatory): June 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Construction Start Date: September 7, 2017
Construction Completion Date: November 1, 2017
Contractor: A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc.
1900 Wright Boulevard
Schaumburg, Illinois 60193
Construction Engineer: Edwin Hancock Engineering Company
Design Engineer: Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.
Awarded Contract Amount: $429,436.25
Adjusted Final Contract Amount: $333,866.42
Funding Source(s): Wastewater Fund (Sewer Separation), CDBG-DR Grant


To lessen the frequency and severity of flooding and sewer backups by separating the existing combined sewer.


This project consists of the separation of the existing combined sewer main on North Biermann Avenue from Holly Court to Division Street.  A grant has been awarded under the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program for partial funding of construction.  This project was previously combined with the Holly Court Area Improvement Project.


The combined sewer separation was identified by the 2015 Comprehensive Flood Plan and Storm Sewer System Analysis prepared by Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. (CBBEL).

Bidding Documents

Contract Documents

  • None at this time

Project Documents 

Organization Organization Address 
A Lamp Concrete 1900 Wright
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Cerniglia Co. 3421 W. Lake St.
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Archon Construction 563 S. Rt. 53
Addison, IL 60101
 John Neri Construction 770 W. Factory Rd.
Addison, IL 60101
 K-Five 13769 Main St.
Lemont, IL 60439
Martam Construction, Inc. 1200 Gasket Dr.
Elgin, IL 60120
J. Congdon Sewer 170-A Alexandra Way
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Norvilla, LLC 2701 S. 13th Ave.
Broadview, IL 60155
Fox Excavating 1305 S. River St.
Batavia, IL 60510
V3 Companies 7325 Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL 60517
Scapin Construction LLC 395 Whispering Pines
Inverness, IL 60010
 ConstructConnect 3825 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209
Abitua Sewer, Water & Plumbing, Inc. 8705 Pyott Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Patrick Construction, Inc. 431 Podlin Unit B
Franklin Park, IL 60131
Mancini Contractors 481 Scotland Road
Lakemoor, IL 60051
Elanar Construction Co. 6620 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634
Swallow Construction Corp. 4250 Lacey Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Trine Construction Corp. 27W364 North Avenue
West Chicago, IL 60185

Project Updates

Posted Date
December 14, 2017  Construction is complete.  Staff is working to close out the project.
November 02, 2017  Sod work is complete and a punch list has been generated.
October 26, 2017  All that remains is topsoil and sod.  This work will begin when weather permits
October 19, 2017  All concrete and asphalt work is complete.  All that remains is topsoil and sod.  
 October 12, 2017 Installation of all underground work is complete.  The curb has also been installed.  All concrete work should be completed early next week with asphalt work scheduled for later in the week.
October 5, 2017  Installation of the main line storm sewer is complete and remaining underground work should be completed next week.
 September 29, 2017 Installation of the storm sewer is about 50% complete and expected to continue for another 1-2 weeks.
 September 22, 2017 Installation of the storm sewer continues.
 September 15, 2017 Installation of the storm sewer has begun.
 September 8, 2017 Construction is expected to begin the week of 09/11/2017.
 August 25, 2017 A pre-construction meeting was held on 08/22/2017 and construction is expected to begin after Labor Day.
August 18, 2017  A contract has been awarded to A Lamp. A pre-construction meeting is scheduled for next week.
 August 11, 2017 Staff has received approval from the County to send a contract to the Board for consideration at the 08/14/2017 Board Meeting.
 August 4, 2017 Staff is close to receiving approval from the County to send a contract to the Board for consideration.
 July 7, 2017 DuPage County must approve the contractor and staff is waiting for this approval. Upon County approval staff will prepare a recommendation to the board.
 June 23, 2017 A bid opening was held on 06/20/2017. A Lamp was the low bidder. 
 June 16, 2017 A pre-bid meeting was held on 06/13/2017.
June 9, 2017  The project was advertised for bid on 06/02/2017 with a bid opening on 06/20/2017.
 May 26, 2017 Staff reviewed final Phase II Plans and Specs and submitted them to County for approval.
 May 5, 2017 Staff reviewed Plans and Specs and provided final comments to the consultant.
 April 21, 2017 Staff is working to review final Phase II Plans and Specs.
April 7, 2017  Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.
 March 31, 2017 Staff met with the consultant to discuss comments and scheduling.
 March 24, 2017 Staff provided comments on a preliminary set of Plans and Specs.
 January 20, 2017 Consultant is working to prepare Phase II Plans and Specs.