Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Watch for a traffic shift on southbound I-355 Thursday as roadwork begins.
By Melissa Sersland Resurfacing and repair work on I-355 will begin late Wednesday, according to an Illinois Tollway press release. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. The Illinois Tollway will resurface three sections of I-355 between I-55 and Army Trail Road and repair 12 bridges in 2013. Resurfacing will start first and is expected to be finished in a month. The bridge work will be done by the end of the year. This is the final major repair work on I-355 until 2025. Bridges will be repaired and upgraded this year, as well as repairs on the ramp bridges at the I-355 and Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) Interchange and the Finley Road crossroad bridge over I-355. The majority of …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The lot at 1925 Ohio St. will not be accessible during construction.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Construction on the Lisle Park District's Recreation Center parking lot at 1925 Ohio St., begins today. Weather permitting, officials said the parking lot will be reopen Monday. The lot will not be accessible during construction. Interim parking will be available next door at the Community Center, 1825 Short St., for visitors and staff.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Officials said the traveling public should expect some delays in this area during the work.
Beginning today, the village of Lisle and its contractor will begin maintenance work on the commuter station's underground pedestrian tunnel as well as the Main Street railroad underpass, which is located between Burlington Avenue and Front Street. Both restoration projects include the removal and replacement of deteriorated tunnel ceiling panels. Officials said work should be complete by the end of August. Officials said the traveling public should expect some delays in this area during the work, however, tunnels will remain open to pedestrian traffic.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Michael and Lesley Powers keep remodeling a sustainable business with their contributions to Habitat for Humanity and Elgin's ReStore.
As consumers, we are reminded to reduce, reuse and recycle what we buy—our water bottles, plastic bags, clothing, even organic food debris. But husband and wife Michael and Lesley Powers also remain sustainable in their construction business. Owners of Powers Construction Company on Reilly Place, the couple has been remodeling homes since 1979. While they've converted old spaces into new, the job doesn't come without its fair share of refuse. "Every time you do a job, you pull something," Michael explained. Often nearly pristine shelves, doors and entire kitchens are tossed out. Other times, a specially ordered item doesn't work out as planned. The company is forced to absorb the cost, and find a place to store the item for future use or …
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Here are some items discussed at the Oct. 4 regular village board meeting.
On Oct. 4, the Village Board reviewed the budget for the fiscal year ending April 2010. The village generated $17.8 million in total revenue, including taxes, licensing, fines and grants. The village's total spending was $18.5 million—a $721, 641 deficit. Net assets declined by $2 million from the prior fiscal year. Mayor Joe Broda presented the finance department with a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association, which recognizes government bodies that demonstrate full disclosure. This is the village's seventh year receiving the award. "It's getting busier and busier and we do our best every year to get this award. We're very proud of it," said finance director Kim …
Note-worthy events around the village, Oct. 1-4.
Local children catch (Bieber) fever The Lisle Library District youth services department hosted the "Bieber Fever" event yesterday afternoon. A dozen children attended the one-hour program, which centered around teenage music star Justin Bieber. Youth services employees Aly Krawczyk and Vicki Rakowski helped children make Bieber-themed buttons with colored paper and photos of the pop star. They also enjoyed snacks, trivia and sang along to Bieber's music as they worked. The event topped off with a karaoke session of Bieber's hits. Construction continues on "George to the Rescue" Home The renovation of Theresa and Mersim Kosovrasti's home is still in progress this week. The Lisle Sun reported the family was chosen to participate in the new …