Case study | Transportation Engineering
West Main Street Improvements, Belleville, IL
City of Belleville, Illinois
City of Belleville, Illinois
Kaskaskia Engineering Group, LLC (KEG) provided Phase I, II, and III engineering services to resurface the existing roadway, replace selective sections of curb and gutter, and provide ADA enhancements along a 0.76-mile section of West Main Street, between 17th Street and 28th Street in Belleville, Illinois. The project’s purpose was to preserve the pavement, meet current ADA standards at all intersections, and provide a continuous ADA-accessible route from 17th Street to 28th Street along both sides of West Main Street.
Phase I services included topographic and land surveys, as well as the development of a project development report (PDR) and Environmental Survey Request (ESR). The PDR included an assessment of existing utility impacts, consideration of improvements planned for contiguous roadways, crash analysis and impacts of the proposed project crash issues, determination of right-of-way takings, special waste assessment, and maintenance of traffic (MOT). KEG performed public involvement – holding an open house informational meeting and coordinating with local residents, City, FHWA, and IDOT.
Phase II services included the preparation of plan and profile sheets, detail sheets, cross-section sheets, determination of pay items, special provisions, contract documents, quantity estimates, and cost estimates in accordance with the guidelines contained in the IDOT Bureau of Local Roads and Streets Manual. KEG coordinated with all utility companies to ensure there would be no delays to construction due to utility conflicts and prepared all easement documents, negotiated the easements to be donated to the City, and prepared land acquisition compliance documentation for nineteen parcels for certification by IDOT.
KEG also provided Phase III construction inspection services to ensure that project was constructed according to the approved plans and specifications. KEG’s Resident Engineer (RE) was responsible for the administration of the contract, documentation of quantities, and material testing, and KEG staff continued public engagement throughout the construction process.
The project was funded by the Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP-S) using 50% federal and 50% local funding.
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