Thursday, August 25, 2016

Final Phase of Construction

The Village of Glenview has started the final phase of construction for the Glen Town Center Streetscape project. Although major construction activity is complete, we continue to urge visitors of the Glen Town Center to use caution considering there will be trucks entering and leaving the project site delivering outdoor furniture, statues, trees, and plants.

Work completed this week, August 22 to August 26:
  • Install railing at the retaining wall on Aviator Drive.
  • Continue installing irrigation system and electrical throughout project site.
  • Remove temporary electrical lines from project site.
Construction activity scheduled for next week, beginning August 29:
  • Finish installing irrigation system and electrical throughout project site.
  • Begin landscape work – installation of trees and shrubs.
  • Install outdoor furniture including trash cans and benches.
  • Caulking along buildings, doorways will be caulked after business hours.
Friendly Reminder:
  • Parking on surface spots throughout the Glen Town Center as landscape and outdoor furniture is delivered and installed. Parking in garages in strongly encouraged. 
  • All businesses are open during construction! 

Friday, August 19, 2016

Preparations for Landscaping

The concrete work throughout the project site is complete as we are approach the final phase of the project. We greatly appreciate everyone’s patience throughout this project. Please note, surface parking spots will continue to be limited in anticipation for landscape work, delivery and installation of outdoor furniture and d├ęcor, and continued electrical work.

Work completed this week, August 15 to August 19:
  • Completed pouring concrete throughout the project site.
  • Finished installing planter beds on Navy Boulevard.
  • Installed topsoil in planter beds to prepare for landscape work.
  • Ongoing electrical and irrigation work.
Construction activity scheduled for next week, beginning August 22:
  • Install railing at the retaining wall on Aviator Drive.
  • Finish installing irrigation system and electrical throughout project site.
  • Begin landscape work – installation of trees and shrubs.
  • Install outdoor furniture including trash cans and benches.
  • Finalize repairs on retaining walls on Valor Drive and Aviator Drive.
  • Seal stamped, colored concrete throughout project site.
  • Finish caulking along buildings, doorways will be caulked after business hours.
Friendly Reminder:
  • Parking on surface spots throughout the Glen Town Center as landscape and outdoor furniture is delivered and installed. Parking in garages in strongly encouraged. 
  • All businesses are open during construction!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Final Phase of Construction Continues

Major construction improvements on Tower Drive at the Glen Town Center are now complete. The contractor is working to replace removed concrete on the side streets within the next couple weeks, with final punch list items anticipated to be complete by next month.

Work completed this week, August 8 to August 12:
  • Removed existing sidewalk on south Wolverine Drive between Tower drive and the parking garage, and at both intersections at Navy Boulevard and Patriot Boulevard.
  • Completed planter beds on south Wolverine Drive, and prepped sidewalk for concrete pour.
  • Prepped sidewalk and curb for concrete pour at both intersections at Navy Boulevard at Patriot Boulevard.  

Construction activity scheduled for next week, beginning August 8:
  • Pour concrete at south Wolverine, and the intersections of Navy Boulevard and Patriot Boulevard.
  • Install planter beds on Navy Boulevard.
  • Remove and replace southwest corner at the intersection of Aviator Drive and Tower Drive, and northwest corner at the intersection of Valor Drive and Tower Drive.
  • Electrical and irrigation work is ongoing. 

Friendly Reminder:
  • All businesses are open during construction!
  • Surface parking spots are limited. Parking in garages is strongly encouraged. 

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Preparation for Art at the Glen

Sidewalk along Tower Drive from Aviator Lane to Valor Drive has been restored just in time for the 13th Annual Art at the Glen Art Festival which will take place on Tower Drive from August 6 until August 7. Please note, parking will not be permitted on Tower Drive starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 7. We urge visitors of the Glen Town Center to use caution and walk around the fenced planter beds.

Work completed this week, August 1 to August 5:
  • Poured stamped, colored concrete on Tower Drive between Navy Boulevard and Valor Drive
  • Pour concrete sidewalk on Valor Drive between Tower Drive and Patriot Boulevard 
  • Removed and replaced curb, installed planter beds, and poured concrete sidewalk on north Wolverine Drive between Tower Drive and the parking garage
  • Driveways into parking garages on north Sable Drive have been replaced and are reopened  
  • Installed top soil in planter beds throughout project site
  • Electrical and irrigation work is still ongoing   
  • Cleaned and prepared for Art at the Glen Art Festival (August 6-7) 
 
Construction activity scheduled for next week, beginning August 8:
  • Begin removing existing sidewalk and curb on south Wolverine Drive between Tower drive and the parking garage, at both intersections at Navy Boulevard and Patriot Boulevard, southwest corner to Aviator Drive and Tower Drive, and north and south corners of Patriot Boulevard at Aviator Drive
  • Continue installing electrical boxes and irrigation piping
Friendly Reminder:
  • Art at the Glen Art Festival starts on August 6 and goes through August 7. Tower Drive will be closed in preparation of the Art Fest starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 5.
  • All businesses are open during construction!
  • Surface parking spots are limited. Parking in garages is strongly encouraged.