Client

Village of Orland Park

Owner

Village of Orland Park

Project Cost

$20,808,000

Market Sector

Local Government, Transportation

Expertise

Construction Engineering, Highways & Traffic, Municipal Consulting, Structural, Surveying

143rd Street & LaGrange Road Corridor Improvements

Orland Park, Illinois

  • This reconstruction project included extensive corridor aesthetic enhancements and improvements of the roadway and intersections along LaGrange Road from Southwest Highway to 144th Place and along 143rd Street from the Norfolk and Western Railroad crossing to LaGrange Road.

  • Extensive coordination with IDOT was required to secure permits for the corridor enhancements.

  • The project included roadway widening for an additional through lane in each direction, with dual left turn lanes and single right turn lanes on all legs of the intersection.

  • Existing storm sewer evaluations and proposed improvements were designed, approved and permitted through IDOT.

  • Aesthetic enhancements included extensive parkway and median landscaping, median planters, monument signage and brick paver sidewalks.

  • Electrical enhancements included street lighting, decorative lighting, holiday tree lighting system, lighted holiday festoons, illuminated street name signage, black powder coated streetlight fixtures and traffic signal equipment.

  • Irrigation enhancements included an automated system for parkway and median landscaping on both 143rd Street and LaGrange Road.

  • This project included the design and permit approval of a special detail for brick paver crosswalks across LaGrange Road, representing the only permitted location of a brick crosswalk on a state-marked arterial roadway in IDOT District 1.

  • This project received a 2013 ACEC-IL Special Achievement Award.