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Sep 28

Brierhill Paving & Signage - 9/28/2017

Posted to 2017 Brierhill Rd Project by Tyler Dickinson

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Village of Deerfield

Brierhill Road Project Construction Update – 9/28/2017



As previously communicated, the paving of the final layer of asphalt will take place this Sunday night (10/1) into Monday morning. This night work is in an effort to minimize any further impacts to residents and daily traffic. The contractor will clean the roadway and spray the prime/tack coat onto the roadway Sunday night in preparation of the paving to begin around midnight. The paving is anticipated to last 5-6 hours and as long as nothing goes awry, the roadway should be opened to traffic around 6am. Residents are asked to be home by 9pm Sunday night if possible.

In addition to the noises (back up alarms, trucks, equipment) from the paving operation, the contractor will also be required to use additional lights to help illuminate the roadway as there are no street lights. Hopefully these inconveniences are minimal.



The Village is aware that many residents have concerns/questions regarding the new signs that were installed last week. The Village met with a few residents this week to develop a plan to alleviate many of these concerns. The goal of this meeting was to find an acceptable middle ground when considering both the safety of the motorists and the aesthetics of the roadway. Below is a list of revisions to the new signs.

First stretch through the first curve

-         No Outlet sign at the entrance to be removed from the back side of the stop sign (also a Lake County requirement) and placed on a new pole on the west side of the road. In its current location, this sign cannot be seen by vehicles coming from the west.

-         Children at play sign to remain.

-         15 mph SB (southbound) and NB (northbound) speed limit signs to be removed.

-         15 mph advisory sign (yellow) under ‘S’ curve sign to be replaced with 15mph speed limit sign (white). This will match the sign configuration that was previously there.

-         Of the 5 chevron (arrow) signs for SB traffic, only 3 will remain to match what previously existed. Also, signs will be lowered.

-          All chevron signs facing the east for WB traffic will be removed.

-          No double yellow striping will take place along this curve.


Second curve through the south end

-         All west facing chevron signs for EB traffic to be removed.

-         Of the 8 chevron signs for NB traffic, only 3 to remain and they will be lowered. These 3 signs will be placed near/in front of the culvert, the utility pole, and guy wire.

-         The ‘S’ curve sign south of the second curve will remain but the 15mph advisory speed (yellow) sign will be removed. This sign will also be switched out for a slightly smaller one.

-         The two speed limit signs (white) south of the second curve will remain.

-         No double yellow striping will take place along this curve.

Please be advised that the information communicated here is a forecast of proposed operations, which may change due to contractor availability and/or weather conditions.

Oct 12

Paving on Wincanton, East Canton & West Canton Court Tomorrow.

Posted to 2017 Street Rehab Project by John Guccione

This is a courtesy notice to inform you that surface paving will take place tomorrow, October 13, 2017 on Wincanton, East Canton & West Canton Court.  Paving operations will begin at 7 am and should be completed by 4 pm.

In efforts to achieve optimal smoothness, we ask that you refrain from traveling over the fresh pavement. Therefore, we ask that vehicles be relocated prior to paving operations.

Once paving and compaction is completed, residents will have full access to their driveways 30-40 minutes after compaction (rolling) of asphalt mix.

During paving operations, please note that homeowners will have access to their property at all times via the new sidewalk. However, due to limited space during daytime operations, access to driveways may be delayed or denied at times. Please allow ample time for relocation of vehicles and temporary delays that may occur. Though driveway access may be denied during paving operations, access will be re-established at the end of daytime operations.

The Village appreciates your effort in helping to complete this improvement. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Village of Deerfield Engineering Department at 847-317-2490 and request to speak with someone regarding the Project.

Overnight parking on adjacent streets will be permitted during this phase of construction. The Village of Deerfield Police Department has been notified that residents within this area will be parking overnight on Village streets. During the day, between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, please park your vehicle(s) away from the construction area to allow the contractor complete access to the job site. 

Apr 19

2018 Street Rehab Project

Posted to 2018 Street Rehab Project by Kylie Cerk

Dear Resident:

The purpose of this correspondence is to inform you of the upcoming street rehabilitation construction project on your street. This notice also serves as an invitation to the project-related public meeting that will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at Deerfield’s Village Hall, located at 850 Waukegan Rd.

The Department of Public Works and Engineering has identified various locations to be included in this year’s project. Locations and scope of work per location is provided on the map linked here
Project Schedule: Construction has already begun at many locations. Please attend the public meeting to learn more about specific start dates per location. 

In general, to facilitate the work and keep the contractor on schedule, the project will be divided into three stages within each location: Stage I - underground utility work; Stage II - concrete curb removal/replacement, sidewalk repair and roadway rehabilitation; and Stage III - parkway restoration. Construction will be underway at various locations simultaneously.

Stage I: Underground utility work
Stage I includes storm sewer work as it relates to roadway drainage and minor water main repairs. The majority of construction will be performed in the roadway area with the exception of the replacement of storm sewer structures and/or fire hydrants within the parkway area. If you have existing appurtenances within the parkway or Village right-of-way (i.e. sprinkler system, electronic “invisible” dog fence, landscape features, special decorative rocks, special vegetative plantings), you should remove/relocate or store these items to avoid damage by construction activity. The Village will not repair or replace private appurtenances left within the parkway or Village right-of-way that are damaged during construction. 

Stage II: Concrete curb removal/replacement, sidewalk repair and roadway rehabilitation
Stage II will begin upon completion of the underground utility work. Work will be performed as follows:  
  • Removal and replacement of all deteriorated curbs and sidewalks
  • Removal of roadway pavement and placement of new bituminous asphalt pavement  Note: Reconstruction scope equals complete removal and replacement of roadway to sub-base, while resurfacing scope equals 2 inch grinding and replacement of surface course only)                                                     
  • Repair of driveway sections and sidewalk impacted by construction  
During Stage II, the road will be closed to through traffic and driveways may be impacted while concrete curbs, driveway aprons and concrete sidewalk are being installed. Residents will be advised to park their vehicles on adjacent streets during construction hours (7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) or in front of their homes after construction hours. The Deerfield Police Department will be notified that residents will be parking in these areas during this stage of construction. 

Stage III: Parkway restoration   
All parkway areas disturbed by construction activity will be restored. Construction is expected to be completed by November 16, 2018. However, due to the complex nature of the project and the unpredictability of the weather, some delays and disruptions may occur.  Additional construction notices will be provided as the project progresses.  If you are planning a special event, such as a wedding or large party, or have special needs, please contact the Engineering Department and we will do our best to accommodate you.

SubscribeMoving forward, all future notifications will be provided using the Village email notification system. The Village will be sending out email notifications to those who have subscribed to receive them. Residents are able to subscribe to email notifications by visiting   

Please be advised that multiple email addresses may subscribe per household. Therefore, please be sure to add emails for all individuals that reside in or visit your property regularly.

The Village appreciates your effort in helping to complete this improvement. If you have any questions or require special assistance during construction as a result of a disability, please contact the Village of Deerfield Engineering Department at 847.317.2490 and request to speak with someone regarding the 2018 Street Rehabilitation Project. 

Please remember to drive and walk carefully through the construction zone.