2023 Concrete Maintenance Program

Program Manager: Jorge Cruz, P.E., Assistant Village Engineer, cruzj@wilmette.com or 847-853-7623

Sidewalk Grinding

Contractor: Murphy Construction Services, LLC

Project Contact: Olivia Skwerski, E.I.T., Engineering Assistant I, skwerskio@wilmette.com or 847-853-7621

Background

Grinding is a cost-effective method of maintaining the safety and operation of public sidewalk squares. The purpose of this service is to remove potential tripping hazards while preserving the existing sidewalk. The process involves removing displaced concrete edges, with vertical separations between 0.5 to 1.5 inches, via horizontal saw-cutting or grinding.

Schedule

Project Completed in September 2023.

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Sidewalk Mudjacking

Contractor: TBD

Project Contact: Olivia Skwerski, E.I.T., Engineering Assistant I, skwerskio@wilmette.com or 847-853-7621

Background

Mudjacking is another cost-effective method for maintaining the safety and operation of public sidewalk squares. The purpose of this service is to remove edge displacements (various heights) and depressions in the sidewalk by leveling out the squares. The process involves pumping mud under a sunken concrete square(s) that are otherwise in good condition.

Schedule

Tentative Start/Completion: Postponed to 2024.

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  • TBD

Sidewalk & Curb Replacement

Contractor: Schroeder & Schroeder, Inc.

Project Contact: Olivia Skwerski, E.I.T., Engineering Assistant I, skwerskio@wilmette.com or 847-853-7621

Background

The sidewalk replacement project removes and replaces squares that are not candidates for grinding or mudjacking. Sidewalk squares with potential tripping hazards greater than 1.5-inches or that have heaved or deteriorated are candidates for full replacement.

This project also replaces sections of broken or damaged curb and gutter.

Schedule

Mobilization 1 – Completed in September 2023

Mobilization 2 – Anticipated Completion: October 2023

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This page was last updated on October 18, 2023.

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