Fire Stations Relocation Project

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Project Updates - Fire Station #15 - Algonquin Road

- Site Superintendent: Brandon Hall - 

Replacement Fire Station 15 Details

Location: 3201 Algonquin Road
Lot size: 1.77 Acres
Station size: 12,718 Square Feet
Special Features: Administrative Offices
Station 15 Floor Plan
Station 15 Site Plan


 Weekly Updates

Provided by Project Manager, Perry Wegman, from RC Wegman

July 12, 2019

Schedule – The sheathing for the apparatus bay roof completed this week. The apparatus bay slab will be poured mid to late next week. The trench drains are being installed, leveled, and cast in place prior to the slab pour. Final trench drain adjustments early next week.

Midwest Masonry is demonizing from the site after completing the stone and face brick. They will be coming back after underground storage work is completed to install the dumpster enclosure and the monument sign. 

Stanton Mechanical has completed rough in and setting for the trench drains and underground work for the apparatus bay. The slab was poured this week. Plumbing and other MEP rough to begin in apparatus bay on Monday, 7/15, after slab has sufficiently cured.

Osman Construction is placing vapor barriers in the day room area at the underside of the trusses. After drywall installation, the blown in insulation will be installed. Sprinkler rough inspections were passed this week for the day room attic, insulation to be installed after drywall.  

J. Hamilton is working on electrical rough work in the dayroom area. Underground electric complete in the day room area. Underground electric in the apparatus bay is underway in conjunction with the plumbing work, inspections were passed this week. Underground electrical work is to be completed prior to the slab pour. Next week, electrical rough in the apparatus bay will begin after the slab has cured.

Anthony Roofing was on site to complete ice and water shield for the roofing for the apparatus bay area. Anthony is on site installing fascia and preparing for laying of the standing seam roof. Roofing will begin pending final inspections for warranties by the roofing manufacturer. Roofing to start late next week or early the following.  

Abbey Paving has been on site prepping the apparatus bay slab. The slab was poured on Wednesday. Light equipment will begin accessing the slab for rough in work on Monday, 7/15.

Doherty is now working on installing clips to the bottom of trusses for interior framing. This will be followed by Osman placing the vapor barrier for the ceiling. Ceiling rough framing in the day room area is complete. Vapor barrier is now being installed by Osman. Drywall to being next week.  

MG Mechanical has completed the day room rough work that is currently available. Duct work in the apparatus bay will begin after floor slab pour. Mechanical rough in the apparatus bay will begin Monday, 7/15.

Nelson Fire Protection completed the dry system rough in the attic this week. Inspections for the attic dry system in the apparatus bay were passed this week. Nelson will begin sprinkler system rough in the day room area on Monday, 7/15.

Fox Excavating is gearing up to begin site utilities in the coming weeks now that the MWRD permit and associated updated plans are available. Updated submittals for the underground storage system per the final MWRD review have been submitted and are in review. Updated sewer and sanitary structures submitted for review and approval per updated plans. Site staging area being relocated next week to the apparatus driveway. This will clear the area so that the underground storage work can begin.  

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd has reported that the relocation work has been completed. ComEd directed RCW to call in to the JULIE system in order for ComEd to come out and verify that the old service feed has been de-energized. Confirmation will take place next week.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen after site storm sewer and water main is completed.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – MWRD response received and permit granted on 6/13/19. IDOT response expected by end of June.

Invoice 7 for work completed in June was delivered to City Staff on 7/10/19 for processing.

IDOT is making the City replace Algonquin Road loop controls and some stripping. This was not scheduled and needs to be addressed.July 12_1July 12_2July 12_3July 12_4July 12_5July 12_6

June 28, 2019

Schedule – The sheathing for the apparatus bay roof completed this week. The apparatus bay slab will be poured mid to late next week. The trench drains are being installed, leveled, and cast in place prior to the slab pour. Final trench drain adjustments early next week.

Midwest Masonry is wrapping up their remaining work detailing thin stone above the roof line. The Masonry will be acid washed this weekend. Midwest Masonry will begin to demobilize from the site beginning next week. They will be coming back after underground storage work is completed to install the dumpster enclosure and the monument sign.

Stanton Mechanical passed underground plumbing inspections for the apparatus bay this week. Placement of trench drain sections to begin next week for the apparatus bay. Apparatus bay trench drain final adjustments prior to slab preparations will take place early next week. Day room area plumbing rough is in and will continue when rough framing begins for partition walls.

Osman Construction completed the roof framing and sheathing this week. Osman will be placing vapor barriers in the day room area at the underside of the trusses. After drywall installation, the blown in insulation will be installed. Drywall install pending sprinkler inspection for attic.

J. Hamilton is working on electrical rough work in the day room area. Underground electric complete in the day room area. Underground electric in the apparatus bay is underway in conjunction with the plumbing work, inspections were passed this week. Underground electrical work is to be completed prior to the slab pour.

Anthony Roofing was on site to complete ice and water shield for the roofing for the day room area. Remaining roofing work is to begin when the apparatus bay roof is available. Anthony is on site installing fascia. Ice and water shield will be installed next week for the apparatus bay, weather permitting.

Abbey Paving has been on site coordinating trench drain and apparatus bay slab work. The trench drain leveling slab has been poured and the plumber will be placing the trench drain sections. Abbey will then be prepping and pouring the floor slab.

Doherty is now working on installing clips to the bottom of trusses for interior framing. This will be followed by Osman placing the vapor barrier for the ceiling. Framing of ceiling now waiting on Sprinkler work in attic before continuing. Sprinkler work complete, pending approval of inspections. Must be left open for inspections.

MG Mechanical has completed the day room rough in work that is currently available. Duct work in the apparatus bay will begin after floor slab pour.  

Nelson Fire Protection completed the dry system rough in the attic this week. Inspections are being coordinated so that the attic can be enclosed.

Fox Excavating is gearing up to begin site utilities in the coming weeks now that the MWRD permit and associated updated plans are available. Updated submittals for the underground storage system per the final MWRD review have been submitted and are in review. 

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd is still working on providing new power feed for Dental Office. Conflict must be resolved for underground storm water storage work to begin.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen after site storm sewer and watermain is completed.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – MWRD response received and permit granted on 6/13/19. IDOT response expected by end of June.

Invoice 7 for work completed in June is being finalized and will be submitted next week.

IDOT is making the City replace Algonquin Road loop controls and some stripping. This was not scheduled and needs to be addressed.June 28-2June 28-3June 28-4June 28-5June 28-6

June 21, 2019

Schedule - The sheathing for the apparatus bay roof is nearly complete. MEP work continues in the day room area and as well as electrical and plumbing underground in the apparatus bay. The apparatus bay slabs will be poured late next week or early the following. The trench drains are being installed, leveled, and cast in place prior to the slab pour. 

Midwest Masonry has toughed out at a very muddy site and maintained progress.The impressive front facade of the fire station has been largely completed. Midwest Masonry is wrapping up their remaining work detailing thin stone above the roof line. The Masonry will be acid washed this weekend. Midwest Masonry will begin to demobilize from the site beginning next week. They will be coming back after underground storage work is completed to install the dumpster enclosure and the monument sign. 

Stanton Mechanical passed underground plumbing inspections for the apparatus bay this week. Placement of trench drain sections to begin next week for the apparatus bay. Day room area plumbing rough is in progress and will continue as framing progresses. 

Osman Construction continues to work to complete the roof framing for the apparatus bay. Osman will be placing vapor barriers in the day room area at the underside of the trusses. After drywall installation, the blown insulation will be installed. 

J. Hamilton is working on electrical rough work in the day room area. Underground electric complete in the day room area. Underground electric in the apparatus bay is underway in conjunction with the plumbing work, inspections were passed this week. Underground electrical work is to be completed prior to the slab pour. 

Anthony Roofing was on site to complete ice and water shield for the roofing for the day room area. Remaining roofing work is to begin when the apparatus bay roof is available. Ice and water shield will be installed next week for the apparatus bay, weather permitting.

Abbey Paving has been on site coordinating trench drain and apparatus bay slab work. The trench drain leveling slab has been poured and the plumber will be placing the trench drain sections. Abbey will then be prepping and pouring the floor slab.

Doherty has been on site working on cold form metal framing which supports the brick and stone. All metal framing for exterior walls has been completed. Doherty is now working on installing clips to the bottom of trusses for interior framing. This will be followed by Osman placing the vapor barrier for the ceiling. Framing of ceiling now waiting on sprinkler work in attic before continuing. Must be left open for inspections.

MG Mechanical has started HVAC rough in the day room attic and day room areas. This work will continue through mid-June.

Nelson Fire Protection is on site working on the sprinkler system in the day room attic. This is the critical activity remaining for the day room attic area. Nelson Fire Protection is being strongly encouraged to make more progress to allow subsequent ceiling drywall and wall framing to start.

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd is still working on providing new power feed for dental Office. Conflict must be resolved for underground storm water storage work to begin.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen after site storm sewer and water main is completed.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – MWRD response received and permit granted on 6/13/19. IDOT response expected by end of June.

Invoice 6 for work completed in May was delivered to City Staff on 6/11/19 for processing.

IDOT is making the City replace Algonquin Road loop controls and some stripping. This was not scheduled and needs to be addressed.June 21-1June 21-2June 21-3June 21-4

June 14, 2019

Schedule - The sheathing for the apparatus bay roof is nearly complete. MEP work continues in the day room area and as well as electrical and plumbing underground in the apparatus bay. The apparatus bay slabs will be poured late next week or early the following. The trench drains are being installed, leveled, and cast in place prior to the slab pour.

Midwest Masonry has toughed out at a very muddy site and maintained progress. The CMU walls have been completed. Midwest Masonry is working on insulation. This is scheduled to continue until June 14th, depending on weather. Midwest Masonry is working on Stone/Face Brick work. This will continue through mid-June. Windows will follow face brick. Glazing contractor will be starting in the next week and a half or so.

Stanton Mechanical has completed underground plumbing in the day room area, apparatus bay underground is underway, with the main activity being trench drain installation. Day room area plumbing rough is in progress and will continue as framing progresses.

Osman Construction has been working on setting trusses and sheathing. They are also providing wood framing for walls with thin brick. Trusses and sheathing to wrap up this week or early the following. Osman will be placing vapor barriers in the day room area at the underside of the trusses. After drywall installation, the blown in installation will be installed.

J. Hamilton is working on electrical rough work in the day room area. Underground electric complete in the day room area. Underground electric in the apparatus bay is underway in conjunction with the plumbing work. Underground electrical work is to be completed prior to the slab pour.

Anthony Roofing was on site to complete ice and water shield for the roofing for the day room area. Remaining roofing work is to begin when the apparatus bay roof is available. Ice and water shield will be installed next week for the apparatus bay, weather permitting.

Abbey Paving has been on site coordinating trench drain and apparatus bay slab work. Abbey will be casting the trench drain in place and installing the pipe bollards next week and early the following week. This will then be followed up with the slab pour for the apparatus bay.

Doherty has been on site working on cold form metal framing which supports the brick and stone. All metal framing for exterior walls has been completed. Doherty is now working on installing clips to the bottom of trusses for interior framing. This will be followed by Osman placing the vapor barrier for the ceiling.

MG Mechanical has started HVAC rough in the day room attic and day room areas. This work will continue through mid-June.

Nelson Fire Protection is on site working on the sprinkler system in the day room attic.

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd is finishing work. Roadway work to be completed soon.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen soon.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – Need final resolution from MWRD and IDOT on permits. IDOT responses expected in 2 to 3 weeks. MWRD response received and permit granted on 6/13/19.

Invoice 6 for work completed in May was delivered to City Staff on 6/11/19 for processing.

IDOT is making the City replace Algonquin Road loop controls and some stripping. This was not scheduled and needs to be addressed.June 14-1June 14-6June 14-8

June 7, 2019

Schedule - The heavy rains in May have posed challenges for the project. The roof is behind schedule, while other areas such as the MEP rough in the day room area and attic are tracking ahead of schedule. All efforts are being made to maintain the overall schedule. Roof not critical after sheathing applied, rest of project can progress. Nothing follows the roof. 

Midwest Masonry has toughed out a very muddy site and maintained progress. The CMU walls have been completed. Midwest Masonry is working on insulation. This is scheduled to continue until June 14th, depending on weather. Midwest Masonry is working on Stone/Face Brick work. This will continue through mid-June. Windows will follow face brick. 

Stanton Mechanical has completed underground plumbing in the day room area, apparatus bay underground is to begin next week. Day room area plumbing rough is in progress.

Osman Construction has been working on setting trusses and sheathing. They are also providing wood framing for walls with thin brick. Trusses and sheathing to wrap up next week. 

J. Hamilton is working on electrical rough work in the day room area. Underground electrical complete in the day room area. Underground electric in the apparatus bay is to begin after roof sheathing. 

Anthony Roofing was on site to complete ice and water shield for roofing. Remaining roofing work is to begin when the apparatus bay roof is available.

Abbey Paving prepped and poured the day room area floor slab. This is a big step that also allows MEP rough work in the attic space and day room to begin.

Doherty has been on site working on cold form metal framing which supports the brick and stone. This work will wrap up next week. Doherty's next tasks are drywall related and will begin in late June.

MG Mechanical has started HVAC rough in the day room areas. This work will continue through mid-June. 

No RFI's are open at this time.

ComEd is finishing work. Roadway work to be completed soon.

NICOR - wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they stated). This was not expected, but installation will happen soon. 

Budget - Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits - Need final resolution from MWRD and IDOT on permits. IDOT response expected in 2 to 3 weeks. MWRD response forthcoming. 

Certified payrolls for Algonquin through May were delivered to the City on 6/6/2019.

IDOT is making the City replace Algonquin road loop controls and some stripping. This was not scheduled and needs to be addressed. 

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May 24, 2019

Construction at Station 15 continues to progress. The mason is now focused on stone and brick facade and is now working on the rear of the building. Stone and Face brick work will continue for the coming weeks. Between lighting and storms, the Trusses are being set for the apparatus bay. This will complete early next week and the general trades contractor will move in to blocking and sheathing the apparatus bay roof. The day room area floor slab has been prepped and will be poured on Tuesday of next week. The roofer will also be on site next week to apply ice and water shield for the lower roof. This will open up mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work in the day room attic area.May 24_3May 24_1

May 17, 2019

The Mason has completed the structural CMU and is now focusing on stone and brick veneer installation. Stone and Face brick installation will continue for the next three weeks or so.Underground plumbing and electrical are wrapping up in the day room area. The concrete contractor will be on site early next week to prep and pour the floor slab in the day room area. Early next week, trusses will be set for the apparatus bay. Underground plumbing and electrical work will follow truss installation. 5-17_15-17_25-17_3

May 10, 2019

The Mason is continuing to work to complete the last of the CMU installation. Early next week, the last remaining area, the apparatus bay entrance, will be completed. The Mason will then move on to insulation and vapor barrier installation and cast stone and face brick installation. The truss blocking and roof framing are ongoing by the General Trades contractor.Late next week, the apparatus bay trusses will be set. Underground plumbing in the living area is expected to be completed by  early next week. The electrician will follow the plumber with underground electrical work.May 8 - 6May 8 - 3May 8 - 5

May 3, 2019

The rain has slowed planned activities for this week at the Algonquin Road Station. Blocking for the trusses has been ongoing as conditions allow. This will continue into early next week and underground plumbing and electrical will begin next week once the truss blocking is completed. The Mason contractor is working to finish up the CMU. Metal framing and insulation will follow the CMU work. 

April 26, 2019

The building is really starting to take shape at the site. This week, the structural steel was set for the entrance, mezzanine, and the front of the apparatus bay. The masonry contractor continues to make good progress setting the CMU block. Trusses over the living and administrative areas were set this week. The concrete deck for the mezzanine is scheduled to be poured on Friday afternoon. Next week the mason will continue to extend the walls at the rear of the apparatus bay that needs to be set on top of the mezzanine concrete deck. Also next week, work is scheduled to begin on underground plumbing and electric in the living area side and work on the trusses will continue.  4-244-26 1

April 19, 2019

The Mason continues to make good progress. CMU bearing for the mezzanine has been completed and structural steel installation for the mezzanine, entrance, and apparatus bay should be completed by Friday, April 19th. Plumbing and electrical rough is in and will progress in the CMU walls as the masonry continues. Masonry work will continue next week and structural steel installation will be completed. The concrete for the mezzanine deck will be prepped for next week. Roof truss installation will also begin next week.

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April 12, 2019

The mason continues to make good progress at Algonquin Road, working around the rainy weather. CMU bearing for the mezzanine will be completed early next week with structural steel installation for the mezzanine targeted for late next week or early the following week. The plumbing and electrical rough in the CMU walls is on-going as the mason makes progress. Masonry work will continue next week, with the front entrance wall being the next area to be worked on.

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April 5, 2019

The building foundations were back filled early this week and the Mason continues to make progress. The CMU for the east wall of the building has been completed, including the installation of lintels and rough openings for windows. Masonry work will continue through April. The CMU walls are being brought to height to allow for the installation of the mezzanine. once the structural steel is set, and the mezzanine floor deck has been poured and cured, the rear CMU walls of the apparatus bay can be brought to full height. Structural steel will be installed late next week or the following week.IMG_1322

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March 29, 2019

Building foundation was completed by the contractor; Next week the excavator will still be on site to complete back-fill of the foundations. The mason has begun laying the CMU for the building. The steel contractor delivered the lintel steel to the site for installation by the mason. Masonry work will be the main site activity for the coming weeks.IMG_1296IMG_1297IMG_1282


March 22, 2019

The concrete contractor has been on site this wee kpreparing and pouring the final building foundation pour. Building foundation work will be completed early next week with the pouring of the final portion of the foundation wall, at the front of the apparatus bay. The Mason is mobilizing late this week and will begin layout and preparation activities such as rebar installation. Weather permitting, CMU cinder block installation will proceed next week. 

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Project Updates - Fire Station #16 - Hicks Road

- Site Superintendent: Jeff Chidester - 

Replacement Fire Station 16 Details

Location: 2340 Hicks
Lot size: 
Station size: 12,753 Square Feet
Special Features: Training Room
Station 16 Floor Plan
Station 16 Site Plan


 Weekly Updates

Provided by Project Manager, Perry Wegman, from RC Wegman

July 12, 2019

Schedule –CMU walls are under construction. Joe’s Masonry has been making good progress, helping to recover some of the days lost during the extremely wet April and May months.

R.E. Hummel – Back fill completed and stabilized construction entrances for Masonry access have been completed.  

Joes Masonry is making good progress on the construction of the structural CMU walls. The day room walls were completed this week. Mason is now working on the apparatus bay, with a focus on preparing the mezzanine area so that the mezzanine steel can be set. Mezzanine steel to be set late next week or during the week of July 22nd. CMU wall construction will continue for approximately the next 2-3 weeks.

Heintz Construction was on site to set the door frames that will be installed in to the CMU walls.  Heintz next major activities will be setting trusses and exterior wall framing. Trusses being prepped for installation late next week or early the following.

Steel Management has approved the steel shop drawings and is finalizing fabrication of lintels and other steel that will be set in Masonry walls. To be delivered for Mason to set up as needed. Structural steel for the entrance will be set the week of 7/15, then they will move to setting the Apparatus Bay overhead door steel. Structural steel for the mezzanine will be set once Mason is up to bearing.

Kellenberger Electric was out to coordinate penetrations in footings and walls.  Kellenberger will remain on site working with the mason.  In wall conduit being placed in conjunction with CMU.

Altra Plumbing has been on site working with mason to provide penetrations and wall boxes for piping that interfaces with CMU walls. Laundry room area will be the next major activity for Altra.

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd has delivered poles for the relocation of the lines above the driveway. ComEd scheduled delay due to switching problem (power grid). ComEd will be providing an updated schedule for this work.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen soon.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – IDOT and MWRD permits are in review.

IDOT permit review expected this week or early next week according to the latest update from IDOT.July 12_1July 12_2July 12_3July 12_4

June 28, 2019

Schedule – A key point has been reached where the Mason can now begin. All building foundation work and backfill has been completed. The mason has gotten off to a fast start on the CMU walls.

R.E. Hummel – Backfill completed and stabilized construction entrances for Masonry access have been completed.  

Joes Masonry has mobilized and is now laying CMU. Mockup will also be constructed early in Masonry process. The walls of the day room area are nearly complete.

Heintz Construction was on site to set the door frames that will be installed in to the CMU walls.  Heintz next major activities will be setting trusses and exterior wall framing.

Steel Management has approved the steel shop drawings and is finalizing fabrication of lintels and other steel that will be set in Masonry walls. To be delivered for Mason to set up as needed.

Kellenberger Electric was out to coordinate penetrations in footings and walls.  Kellenberger will remain on site working with the mason.  In wall conduit being placed in conjunction with CMU.

Altra Plumbing has been on site working with mason to provide penetrations and wall boxes for piping that interfaces with CMU walls. Laundry room area will be next major activity for Altra.

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd has delivered poles for the relocation of the lines above the driveway. Com ED schedule delayed due to switching problem (Power Grid).  Com Ed will be providing an updated schedule for this work.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen soon.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – IDOT and MWRD permits are in review. MWRD Permit has been received for Hicks Road. IDOT permit review expected this week.June 28-1June 28-2

June 21, 2019

Schedule – A key point has been reached where the Mason can now begin. All building foundation work and backfill has been completed.

R.E. Hummel – Proof roll completed, clean fill was completed, excavation for footings was completed. Well sealed. Backfilling foundations has been on going this week.

Joes Masonry has mobilized and is now laying CMU. Mockup will also be constructed early in Masonry process.

Heintz Construction was on site to set the door frames that will be installed in to the CMU walls.  Heintz next major activities will be setting trusses and exterior wall framing.

Steel Management has approved the steel shop drawings and is finalizing fabrication of lintels and other steel that will be set in Masonry walls. To be delivered for Mason to set up as needed.

Eagle Concrete – Building foundations have been completed.  Eagle will be returning to the site after masonry work to pour equipment pads, and the floor slabs. 

Kellenberger Electric was out to coordinate penetrations in footings and walls.  Kellenberger will remain on site working with the mason.  In wall conduit being placed in conjunction with CMU.

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd has delivered poles for the relocation of the lines above the driveway. RCW met this week with Com Ed to discuss the new service for the building, and to coordinate relocation work.  Com ED schedule delayed due to switching problem (Power Grid).  Com Ed will be providing an update early next week on their plans.

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen soon.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP.

Permits – IDOT and MWRD permits are in review.

MWRD comments received on 6/12. Response and resubmittal submitted to MWRD this week by Clark Dietz.6-21 16-16-21 16-26-21 16-3

June 14, 2019

Schedule – The heavy May rains impacted the progress the excavation contractor was able to accomplish. Also took some additional time to find one old well and cap. Subcontractors are moving nicely and coordination for the foundation penetrations has been successful.

R.E. Hummel – Proof roll completed, clean fill was completed, excavation for footings was completed. Well sealed. Backfilling foundations has been on going this week. Should be completed by Friday, 6/14/19.

Joes Masonry will be mobilizing next week for Masonry CMU work. Mockup will also be constructed early in the Masonry process. 

Steel Management has approved the steel shop drawings and is finalizing fabrication of lintels and other steel that will be set in Masonry walls. To be delivered for Mason to set up as needed. 

Eagle Concrete – Footings and foundations have been progressing nicely. Eagle has made a solid effort through very wet conditions to move the project forward. Final foundations to be poured early next week.

Kellenberger Electric was out to coordinate penetrations in footings and walls. 

No RFI’s are open at this time.

ComEd has delivered poles for the relocation of the lines above the driveway. 

NICOR – wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they state). This was not expected but installation will happen soon.

Budget – Project remains on budget and within the GMP. Value Engineering items were accepted for Millwork, Gutters, and elimination of powered attic ventilators. Ventilator VE matches the VE made on Algonquin Road, Millwork and Gutter VE were opportunities to save money specific to Hicks Road. (Hicks Shingle vs standing seam – gutters different). 

Certified payrolls through May and the May Pay application was submitted to City Staff on 6/11/19.

Permits – IDOT and MWRD permits are in review. 

MWRD comments received on 6/12. Response and resubmittal being prepared by Clark Dietz for submission early next week. June 14-1

June 7, 2019

Schedule - The heavy May rains impacted the progress the excavation contractor was able to accomplish. Also took some additional time to find one old well and cap. Subcontractors are moving nicely and coordination for the foundation penetrations has been successful. 

R.E. Hummel - Proof roll completed, clean fill was completed, excavation for footings was completed. Well sealed. Back filling foundation this week and next week.

Joe's Masonry will be mobilizing next week for Masonry CMU work. Mock-up will also be constructed early in the Masonry process. 

Steel Management has approved the steel shop drawings and is finalizing fabrication of lintels and other steel that will be set in Masonry walls. To be delivered for Mason to set up as needed. 

Eagle Concrete - Footings and foundations have been progressing nicely. Eagle has made a solid effort through very wet conditions to move the project forward. Final foundations to be poured early next week. 

Kellenberger Electric was out to coordinate penetrations in footings and walls. 

No RFI's are open at this time. 

ComEd has delivered poles for the relocation of the lines above the driveway. 

NICOR - wants all the new lines in sleeves (new rule they stated). This was not expected but installation will happen soon. 

Budget - Project remains on budget and within the GMP. Value Engineering items were accepted for Millwork, Gutters, and elimination of powered attic ventilators. Ventilator VE matches the VE made on Algonquin Road, Millwork and Gutter VE were opportunities to save money specific to Hicks Road. (Hicks Shingle vs standing seam - gutters different).

Certified payrolls for Hicks Road to be updated and submitted next week for May. 

Permits - IDOT and MWRD permits are in review. 

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May 24, 2019

The footing excavation has been completed at Station 16. The concrete contractor is making the first footing pour today and footings and foundation wall work will continue next week. The plumber has been on sire placing necessary sleeves through the footing. Utilities will continue to be coordinated and sleeved as necessary as the foundation wall construction progresses. 16-May 24_216-May 24_3

May 17, 2019

The sunshine and weather has finally allowed the excavator to make significant progress with clay fill at Hicks Road. Early next week, the foundations will be dug and the concrete contractor will follow with concrete footings and foundation walls. 

May 10, 2019

Weather and soil conditions have not permitted any progress with building up embankment this past week. Embankment will continue next week and excavation will be started for the building footings later in the week, weather depending. 

May 3, 2019

Weather and soil conditions have not permitted any progress with building up embankment this past week. Embankment will continue next week and excavation will be started for the building footings later in the week, weather depending. Utilities that must pass through or under the foundation walls are being coordinated.

April 26, 2019

The proof roll was passed and bearing successfully achieved this week at the site of Station 16. The excavator continues to build the embankment to bring the site to grade. Embankment will continue next week and excavation will be started for the building footings. Utilities that must pass through or under the foundation walls are being coordinated. 

April 19, 2019

The excavator has stripped topsoil this week and is working to obtain a solid bearing. The snow on Sunday and wet soil conditions have prevented a passing proof toll for sub grade. Soil will be allowed to dry out further before embankment work begins in order to avoid costly undercuts. Next week, the excavator will be hauling off excess topsoil and importing clay fill for embankments on site. 

April 12, 2019

The excavator has stripped topsoil this week and is working on obtaining solid bearing. Next week, the excavator will be hauling off excess topsoil and importing clay fill for embankment on site.Depending on where bearing is reached, roughly 2 to 3 feet of embankment is required to prepare for the site pavement and building pad installation. ExcavationExcavation 2

April 5, 2019

The building permit has been secured and the excavator is mobilizing to begin mass grading early next week. Excavation will be limited to within the right of way until MWRD and IDOT permit approval allows work in the easement along Hicks Road. 

March 29, 2019

Silt fence has been installed this week and the excavation contractor continues to mobilize to prepare for mass grading. Precluding final building permit approval, utility abandonment work and site grading will begin next week.

March 22, 2019

Re-Bids for the Site Utilities and Fire Protection bid packages were received this week. Contractors are being brought in for scope review interviews and contracts finalized for those work items. The excavation contractor is preparing site engineering and layout information. Silt fence installation and a start to site grading are expected next week, weather permitting.