Description: This is the third and final phase of the Illinois Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project. Phase 3 improvements will include new street lighting, ADA-compliant pedestrian walkways, trees, planters, and other streetscape elements.
Start Date: April 2022
Estimated Completion Date: Summer 2022
Location: Illinois Avenue from Monroe Street to Oak Street
Estimated Project Cost: $1,245,000
Funding Source: 80% DCEO Community Development Block Grant, 20% City
Contractor: E.T. Simonds Construction Company
5/17/2022 - Construction of sidewalks along the east side of Illinois Avenue is nearly complete, and crews have begun work on the west side. Phase 3 is 40 percent complete and is expected to be finished in July 2022.