Motor fuel tax funds east side street improvements

By on August 7, 2009

by Susan O’Neill
Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove will use its 2009 Motor Fuel Tax funding to repair streets on the east side of the village. Streets scheduled for repair include the overlay of Neil Road from Stanley Road to east end, Stanley Road from Neil Road to Monna Street and the intersection of Monna Street and Stanley Road.

The work that will be done includes patching and the installation of miscellaneous curb and gutter sections to aid with drainage in those areas.

The job was awarded to Montgomery-based Aurora Blacktop, Inc., which bid the job at $118,220. The estimated engineering cost for the project is $15,657, for a total of $133,877.

However, since the Village Board passed a resolution on June 16 allocating $144,663 for the project, the additional money will be used to complete work related to the project, such as additional curb and sidewalk repairs.

Streets and Properties supervisor Geoff Payton said the village will send a letter to all affected residents to inform them about the work to be done.

Flooding in this area has been a problem for some time, and the hope is that this work will alleviate some of the problem.

“We appreciate the patience of the people on the east side of town,” Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels said.