Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has announced construction contracts of more than $18 million for Kane County. The report came when he announced $25 million in construction contracts for DeKalb, Kane and Kendall Counties, as well as funding for other counties, as part of the “Illinois Jobs Now!” capital program.
“These investments in DeKalb, Kane and Kendall Counties are putting people to work, creating jobs that will help drive the local economy,” Governor Quinn said. “They are also helping to repair and maintain Illinois’ infrastructure to improve safety and efficiency throughout the region.”
Crystal Lake-based Curran Contracting Company has won two bids ―a $2,128,534 contract, as the lowest of three bidders, for resurfacing Illinois Route 64 from County Line Rd. to Illinois Route 47 in Maple Park, Virgil, Virgil Township and Campton Township, and another $5,539,055 contract, as the lowest of four bidders, for 0.91 miles of widening, resurfacing, traffic signal modernization, lighting and left turn lanes on U.S. 20 at the North Junction of Illinois Route 47/72 in Pingree Grove.
Hoffman Estates-based Plote Construction Inc. has won two contracts as lowest of three bidders for Illinois Route 38 ― a $1,846,668 contract to resurface from West County Line Road to Illinois Route 47, and nine miles of resurfacing work from Illinois Route 47 to Illinois Route 31 for $4,721,282. The firm has also received a $261,633 project to resurface 0.46 miles of Bluff City Blvd. from U.S. 20 to Gifford Rd.
Geneva Construction Company Inc. of Aurora, the lower of two bidders, will resurface Illinois Route 31 from Elizabeth Place to Main St. in Batavia and Geneva for $1,439,383.
Woodstock-based Alliance Contractors, lowest of four bidders, has won a $402,853 contract to install solar-powered flashing beacon assemblies, sign panels and thermoplastic pavement markings, construct a raised median refuge island, sidewalk, detectable warnings, concrete foundation, and will replace concrete curb and gutter on various routes in Batavia.
Wheaton-based Thorne Electric Inc., the lowest of seven bidders, will provide Randall Rd. with traffic signal improvements from Fabyan Parkway to Silver Glen Rd. for $1,721,740.
Meade Inc. of Oak Brook has won a $1,670,457 contract to install an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) including CCTV, remote traffic microwave sensors, speed confirmation signs and a road weather information station on Stearns Rd. from Randall Rd. to Dunham Rd.
Lastly, Coal City-based D Construction Inc. has received a $270,820 contract for 0.73 miles of resurfacing from Hill Ave. to a point 52 feet south of Montgomery Rd. in the Village of Montgomery and Aurora Township.
Illinois Department of Transportation will manage all projects.