Description
The Plainfield Lockport Street Streetscape project involved the complete replacement of the roadway and sidewalk on Lockport Street between James Street and Illinois Route 59; which is the heart of downtown Plainfield’s business district.  Work included the replacement of an aging water main, water and sanitary sewer service laterals, reconfiguring of two-way traffic and the widening of sidewalks. The Sollitt team provided extensive preconstruction services including budgeting, scheduling, pedestrian and construction safety plan and site logistic phasing plan.

Location
Plainfield, IL

Owner
Village of Plainfield

Architect
The Lakota Group

Lockport Street Improvements & Utility Reconstruction

The George Sollitt Construction Company

Features

Construction Manager at Risk with a Guaranteed Maximum Price
Construction Duration – 8 months
2010 “Project of the Year

(Transportation)” – Awarded by the

American Public Works Association
2009 “Implementation Award” – Awarded by the Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association
Materials; limestone, brick pavers, granite accent banding and colored concrete
Unique elements; stone seats/walls, fiber optic accent lighting, benches, new signage and street lighting