St. Charles approves $1.8 million street rehabilitation contract

St. Charles residents will see smoother roads ahead.

At the April 5 St. Charles City Council meeting, aldermen approved a $1.8 million contract with Geneva Construction Company. The scope of work will include roadway resurfacing, sidewalk repairs, curb/gutter repairs, utility repairs, restoration and a water main replacement on South 12th Avenue between Madison and Ronzheimer avenues, Ken Jay, manager of the St. Charles Public Works Engineering Division, told aldermen in a memo.

Geneva Construction Company’s bid was $600,000 under budget. The work is expected to start in early May with substantial completion in August.

Those streets included as part of this year’s street rehabilitation program include two stretches of Renaux Boulevard – from Deville Lane to Route 64 and from Route 64 to Voltaire Lane; St. Germain from Peck Road to Renaux Boulevard; Oak Street from Randall Road to the Kane County Fairgrounds entrance; North Fifth Street from State Street to north end; Fox Glen Drive from Fox Glen Court to Glenbriar Drive; Fairfax Road from Huntington to Dunham roads; Forest Ridge Road from Sterling Court to Fairfax Road; Hunt Club Drive from Route 64 to Stonehedge Road; South 13th Avenue from Indiana to Adams avenues; South 11th Avenue from Adams to Madison avenues; South 12th Avenue from Madison to Ronzheimer avenues; Jewel Avenue from South 13th Avenue to Forrest Boulevard and Jay Lane from Jewel to Pleasant avenues.

Eric Schelkopf

Eric Schelkopf covers St. Charles and writes entertainment stories for the Kane County Chronicle.