Waverly Road in Barrington is
one of two Lake County projects under a $1.6 million capital investment plan
through the state of Illinois.
Work on Waverly Road in Barrington will be completed from Exmoor Avenue to Prospect Avenue, and on Summit Street from South Street to Illinois Avenue, according to a release from Gov. Pat Quinn’s office.
The project includes new sidewalks, storm sewer modification, retaining wall installation, and curb and gutter. Alliance Contractors, Inc. of Woodstock was the lowest of ten bidders at $280,057.
A second project is planned for Waukegan Road bridge in Park City, the release stated.
A bridge carrying Illinois Route 43, otherwise known as Waukegan Road, over U.S. Route 41 in Park City will be replaced for $1,390,813 by Areatha Construction Co., Inc. of Streamwood, the lowest of five bidders. The Illinois Department of Transportation will manage the project.
“These construction projects will improve a key Waukegan Road bridge in Park City and roads in Barrington,” Quinn said in the release. “They will also employ a number of construction workers, which will help the local economy as well.”
“These projects will improve the existing infrastructure of the region, as well as provide additional economic development in the area,” State Sen. Terry Link (D-Waukegan) said in the release. “These projects will ensure not only roads and bridges are repaired, but smaller necessities such as storm sewers and curbing are not in disrepair.”