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Oakton Street overhaul considered again 2010-07-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 2010 , p. 11 4Insight, Roberts, Randall, Gewalt Hamilton and Associates, Roehm, Frances, Oakton Street, Internet, Perille, Donald, Lorge, Michael, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Deficient Touhy bridge targeted for repairs 2009-10-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 29, 2009, p. 11 Illinois Department of Transportation, Touhy Avenue, Cook, Erik, Edens Expressway, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Fed money to upgrade Main Street 2009-10-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 15, 2009, p. 5 Government - U.S., Roberts, Randall, Van Dusen, George, Cook, Erik, Rigoni, Al, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie Boulevard slated for upgrade 2009-10-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 8, 2009, p. 5 Skokie Boulevard, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Fed stimulus package boosts block grant funding 2009-06-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 2009, p. 8 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie targeted for federal stimulus funds 2009-03-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 26, 2009, p. 9 Government - U.S., Northwest Municipal Conference, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Meeting Notes 2008-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 2008, p. 10 Skokie Board of Trustees, Community Development Block Grants, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village boosts street repairs 2008-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2008, p. 6 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Additional street work added to village budget 2008-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 2008, p. 6 Skokie Board of Trustees, Roberts, Randall, Gelder, Michael, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Roadway projects take step forward 2008-05-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Boulevard, Old Orchard Road, Rigoni, Al, Golf Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Draft budget packed with major projects 2008-05-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2008, p. 5 Sutker, Edie Sue, Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Municipal buildings, Nowak, Robert, Rigoni, Al, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Drivers lament Edens impasse 2008-04-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 10, 2008, p. 5 Traffic, Edens Expressway, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Busy Skokie streets to close for repairs 2007-11-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 15, 2007, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Streets - Maintenance and repair
Funds OK'd for work on Crawford 2006-08-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 2006, p. 5 Crawford Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Upgrades OK'd for Howard St. 2006-05-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 2006, p. 15 Skokie Board of Trustees, Schattner, Fred, Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie Board Briefs 2005-03-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 31, 2005, p. 4 Ordinances, Skokie Board of Trustees, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Comcast Corp., Church Street Synagogue, Inc., Laramie Park Homeowners Association, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Cable television, RCN Corporation, Gross Point Road
Potholes hit main roads, but not sidestreets in Skokie 2005-03-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 24, 2005, p. 6 Attiah, Alex, Skokie Public Works Department, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster, Howard Street projects move forward 2004-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 2004, p. 13 Howard Street Improvement Project, Dempster Street, SSA (special-service area), Streets - Maintenance and repair
Howard Street project moves toward finish line 2004-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 2004, p. 3 Attiah, Alex, Howard Street Improvement Project, Paradise, Morton, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Howard's end...is nowhere in sight 2004-09-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 30, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Howard St. work nearing the end 2004-09-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 9, 2004, p. 3 Attiah, Alex, Kusel, Robert, Paradise, Morton, Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Special service district OK'd for Ionia residents 2004-03-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 18, 2004, p. 10 Nikchevich, Bob, Skokie Board of Trustees, Ionia Avenue, Butler, Oran, Rigoni, Al, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Ionia Avenue residents seek road improvements 2004-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 2004, p. 3 Vanderpool, Mark, Marchman, Don, Skokie Board of Trustees, Ionia Avenue, Rigoni, Al, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Residents worry about Howard road project 2003-04-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 10, 2003, p. 3 Howard Street Improvement Project, Schattner, Fred, Sahakian, Curt, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Work snarls 2 state routes 2003-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 2003, p. 9 Schattner, Fred, Oakton Street, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster Street work traffic tie-up expected 2002-12-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 2002, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, McCormick Boulevard, Traffic, Schattner, Fred, Oakton Street, Dempster Street, Gelder, Michael, Streets - Maintenance and repair, North Shore Channel
Howard St. to get paved parking, curbs 2002-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 2002, p. 3 Heslinga, David, Buwen, Mark, Earth Tech, Schattner, Fred, Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie village hall to get new look 2002-05-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 23, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Municipal buildings, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Touhy resurfacing underway 2002-05-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 2002, p. 8 Estes Avenue, Lunt Avenue, Lavergne Avenue, Fitch Avenue, Touhy Avenue, Coyle Avenue, Fairview Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie trustees mull special service area on St. Louis Avenue 2002-03-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 28, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Taxation - Property tax, St. Louis Avenue, SSA (special-service area), Streets - Maintenance and repair
Industrial area plan advances 2002-03-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 21, 2002, p. 12 Sidewalks, St. Louis Avenue, Parking, SSA (special-service area), Streets - Maintenance and repair
Oakton-McCormick work looms 2001-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 4 Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Street resurfacing bid awarded 2001-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2001, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Plato Construction, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie road work bids set 2001-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2001, p. 5 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Plote Construction, LeClaire Avenue, Laramie Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Street bids OK'd 2001-06-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 14, 2001, p. 12 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, J.A. Johnson Paving Co., Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie Boulevard work starts 2001-06-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 7, 2001, p. 4 Skokie Boulevard, Peter Baker and Son Co., Inc., Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie board checks out new fire department equipment 2001-06-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 7, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Sidewalks, Liss, Barry, J.A. Johnson Paving Co., Skokie Fire Department, WAS Concrete, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Special taxing district draws little opposition 2001-05-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 17, 2001, p. 8 Street lighting, Special Taxing District 2, Taxation - Property tax, Parking, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie trustees eye mixed-use zoning to boost West Dempster 2001-04-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 19, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Zoning, Illinois Department of Transportation, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Road work season arrives with spring 2001-04-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 5, 2001, p. 3 Madison Street, Illinois Department of Transportation, Skokie Boulevard, Lincoln Avenue, Hamlin Avenue, Niles Center Road, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Gross Point Road
Skokie trustees eye block grant requests 2001-01-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 25, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Community Development Block Grants, Grants, Disabled, Community development, Housing, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Advance Touhy projects 2000-11-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 23, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 6 Illinois Department of Transportation, Touhy Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Editorial
Skokie board gives nod to temporary parking at courthouse 2000-09-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 21, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Renovation and repair, Imperial Auto Works, Cook County Circuit Court, Traffic, Lamon Avenue, Material Service Corp., Parking, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Board OKs hefty road bids 2000-05-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 2000, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Sidewalks, STS Consultants, J.A. Johnson Paving Co., WAS Concrete, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Roadway plan set in budget 2000-05-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 4, 2000, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Traffic signals, Skokie Boulevard, Church Street, Touhy Avenue, Niles Center Road, Old Orchard Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Golf Road, Gross Point Road
Howard St. lanes closed 2000-04-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 13, 2000, p. 12 Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Cul-de-sac eyed for Frontage Road 1999-09-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 30, 1999, p. 10 Traffic, Howard Street, Niles Center Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
$820,000 improvement plan set for Howard St./Niles Center Road : Frontage Road cul-de-sac to reduce traffic volume 1999-09-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 30, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Traffic, Howard Street, Niles Center Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie's southeast industrial area eyed for improvements 1999-08-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 12, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Industrial property next on village rehab agenda 1999-07-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 1999, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster/Lehigh intersection to close for crossing repairs 1999-07-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 15, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lehigh Avenue, Railroads, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village approves streetwork budgets 1999-05-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 27, 1999, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Kenton project to get started 1999-05-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 27, 1999, p. 13 Kenton Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Local project in state plan 1999-05-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 27, 1999, p. 10 Gross Point Road, Illinois First, Government - Illinois, Transportation, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Laws and regulations
Kenton Avenue widening project to start in June 1999-04-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 29, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Kenton Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
State works on Golf, Howard 1998-09-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 3, 1998, p. 4 Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Golf Road
Harms work delay irks some residents 1998-09-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 3, 1998, p. 12 Harms Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Villages go to edge to cooperate with street resurfacing 1998-06-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 25, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincolnwood, Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Jarvis Avenue, Lamon Avenue, Pratt Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village to share Pratt costs 1998-06-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 18, 1998, p. 11 Lincolnwood, Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Pratt Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
McCormick work to run months beyond schedule 1998-02-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1998, p. 3 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Kiewet-Powers Construction, McCormick Boulevard, Sewers and sewage disposal, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Water main break cost awaited 1998-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 1998, p. 10 Crawford Avenue, Water supply, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
1997 year in review : Development puts its mark on Skokie 1998-01-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 1, 1998, p. 5 U.S. Robotics, Fel-Pro Inc., Business, Community development, Aldi Inc., Streets - Maintenance and repair, Doubletree Hotel, 3Com Corporation, Marriott Corporation, First American Bank, Dempster Street Train Station
Winter break on Oakton is good news for drivers 1997-12-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 4, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sewers and sewage disposal, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Oakton to open for winter 1997-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 1997, p. 14 Flood control, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Street closures delay motorists 1997-10-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 30, 1997, p. 15 Crawford Avenue, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Two weeks till traffic tie-ups ease on Lincoln : After the asphalt, it's good-bye to gridlock 1997-10-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 2, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Boulevard, Traffic, Lincoln Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Businesses decry Dempster project 1997-09-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 1997, p. 9 Petting Zoo, The, Chaim's Grocery, Business, Dempster Street, Skokie Transfer, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Road work shuts store; Dempster strip surviving 1997-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1997, p. 3 Business - Retail, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Uncle Dan's Army-Navy Camping and Travel
Ah, the smells of summer 1997-07-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 24, 1997, p. 18 Streets - Maintenance and repair, Editorial
Ready, set, sit and stew 1997-07-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 10, 1997, p. 3 Flood control, Oakton Street, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Road repairs will make for one long, hot summer 1997-06-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 12, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crawford Avenue, Sewers and sewage disposal, Oakton Street, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
State allocates nearly $2 million toward repair of local highways 1997-05-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 1, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 8 Highways - Maintenance and repair, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
McCormick chaos to last until fall 1997-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 1997, p. 3 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Kiewet-Powers Construction, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Water work starts in April 1997-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 1997, p. 3 DiPaolo Co., Water supply, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Villages wary of Dempster plans 1997-01-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 1997, p. 3 Saglin, David, Illinois Department of Transportation, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village abates levy, approves street work 1996-12-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 19, 1996, p. 4 Skokie Board of Trustees, Taxation, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Vote yes to fix Lincolnwood streets, sewers 1996-10-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 1996, p. 19 Lincolnwood, Elections, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Editorial
Church Street paved, paid for twice in two years 1996-10-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 1996, p. 3 Illinois Department of Transportation, Church Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
IDOT delay hold up flood work 1996-08-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 8, 1996, p. 3 Flood control, Illinois Department of Transportation, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie hits state road bumps : Flood control hinges on sewer restrictors 1996-08-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 8, 1996, p. 3 Flood control, Illinois Department of Transportation, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Summer offers traffic travails 1996-05-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 1996, p. 7 Sidewalks, Traffic, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Drivers : Gear up for road construction 1995-04-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 27, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Nakai, Eddy, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Roadwork ahead? Main drags eyed 1995-04-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 13, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Metro Transport Group, McCormick Boulevard, Parking, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Bids worth wait 1995-03-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 9, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sidewalks, B. Scavelli, Lincoln Avenue, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Downtown upgrades get county funding 1995-02-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 9, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sidewalks, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Cook County Highway Department
Residents balk at cost of an alley 1994-06-16 Residents of Lyons Street don't want to pay the cost of a new alley. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 16, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Street repairs blues begin 1994-05-12 Road work will be ongoing throughout the summer. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 12, 1994, p. 3 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Road work will sprout all summer 1994-05-05 Road work will be ongoing throughout the summer. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 5, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Alley rule OK'd; tiffs predicted 1992-09-24 There is an established process for the reopening of alleys in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 24, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Skokie Boulevard shops fear road work 1992-03-26 Merchants on Skokie Boulevard are upset about planned road construction. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 26, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Road projects almost done-at least briefly 1991-11-28 Much of the road construction in Skokie is nearly finished, but several projects are already scheduled for next year. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 28, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Storm sewers hold up Skokie Boulevard work 1991-04-25 Work on the resurfacing of Skokie Boulevard has been delayed until the village installs storm sewers in the area. The cost of the project, $751,000, will include resurfacing Skokie Blvd. from Lincoln Avenue to Old Glenview in Wilmette. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 25, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Flood control, Skokie Boulevard, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Resurfacing project tears up Lincoln Ave. in Skokie 1991-04-18 A $2.3 million construction project will resurface Lincoln Avenue, through most of Skokie to Morton Grove. Work should be finished by October. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 18, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincoln Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie OKs facelift for Lincoln Avenue 1991-01-10 Skokie trustees unanimously authorized an agreement between Skokie and the Illinois Department of Transportation for a complete facelift of Lincoln Avenue. The work is set to begin this spring. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 1991, p. 3 Illinois Department of Transportation, Lincoln Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie readies for Lincoln roadwork 1991-01-10 The Village Board appropriated $990,000 for its share of the project to improve Lincoln Avenue. The sum includes $390,000 from motor fuel taxes levied on gasoline sales and $600,000 from the village flood relief fund. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 10, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Lincoln Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Flood work rips up many Skokie streets 1990-04-26 Skokie's flood control work is expected to be almost complete by mid-June. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 26, 1990, p. 3 Flood control, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Flood work snarls 3 busy streets 1990-03-15 Skokie's ongoing flood relief program is slowing traffic on three of the village's busiest streets. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 15, 1990, p. 3 Flood control, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Oakton-Skokie Blvd. roadwork starts 1989-08-03 Work has begun on Skokie Boulevard around Oakton Street as part of the Village's flood-control program. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 3, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Flood control, Skokie Boulevard, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Traffic tangles to delay drivers 1989-05-18 Beginning in June state street widening, bridge projects, joint village and county improvement projects, village flood-control projects, and even private intersection widening projects will contribute to months of traffic congestion in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 1989, p. 3 Flood control, Traffic, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Get ready for next phase of road work 1988-08-11 Skokie will spend approximately $950,000 on street improvements between now and the end of October. The improvements are funded by motor fuel tax revenue. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 11, 1988, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Gasoline, Taxation, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Many Skokie streets getting facelifts 1988-05-05 Nineteen Skokie streets are scheduled for repair this summer and fall. All surfacing is scheduled to begin in June and be completed by October. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 5, 1988, p. 5 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Surprise! Road repairs on schedule 1988-05-05 Road construction projects at the Edens Expressway interchanges at Touhy Avenue, Old Orchard and Gross Point Roads are on schedule. The project to revamp McCormick Boulevard is ahead of schedule. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 5, 1988, p. 3 Gross Point Road, McCormick Boulevard, Touhy Avenue, Old Orchard Road, Edens Expressway, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village officials welcome proposed gas hike 1988-01-28 Village officials favor a proposed 3 cents-per-gallon motor fuel tax (MFT) which would be used for road improvement programs. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 28, 1988, p. 5 Gasoline, Taxation, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Fixup of sewer irks merchants 1987-06-13 Skokie officials say that the emergency sewer replacement work on Skokie Boulevard should be completed within the next two weeks. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 13, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Boulevard, Business, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Workers to being widening 1987-05-07 A project which will widen McCormick Boulevard between Chicago's Devon Avenue and Evanston's Green Bay Road will being in August. The project will cost $11.6 million. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 7, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 5 Devon Avenue, McCormick Boulevard, Green Bay Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Summer ritual coming soon: road repairs 1987-04-02 Several streets in Skokie will be resurfaced this summer. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 2, 1987, p. 3 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Spring almost here, along with traffic headaches 1987-03-19 The Illinois Department of Transportation will be carrying out many projects over the next 8 months including a $4.3 million project to widen the Dempster St. bridge over the Edens and to reconstruct the Dempster exit and entrance ramps. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 19, 1987, p. 3 Illinois Department of Transportation, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Work on underpass comes first 1986-11-13 The underpass at Milwaukee and Dempster is in need of repair. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 13, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 10 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Residents seek relief in court 1986-09-11 Skokie residents have filed objections to a special assessment levied against them for improvements to combat the problem of flooding in their alley. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 11, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Flood control, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Residents fight street upgrades 1986-04-10 People living along Harms Road don't want the street improvements planned by the village. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 10, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 2 Harms Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Road construction nearly complete 1985-10-10 The Skokie Village engineer says that construction on Dempster St. will soon be finished. Work on road improvements began June 10. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 10, 1985, Sec. 2, p. 13 Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Sidewalk scene 'unsightly mess 1985-08-22 Skokie residents have complained about unnecessary delays at street repair sites. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 22, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 9 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Dempster repairs disrupt businesses 1985-07-04 Some business owners say that business has dropped considerably since Dempster St. repairs began. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 4, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Businessmen want cash to leave 1985-06-20 The Skokie Board of Trustees has decided to offer four months of free rent to the owners of seven Dempster St. businesses who have been impacted by the East Dempster St. revitalization project. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1985, p. 4 Skokie Board of Trustees, Business, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
East Dempster work begins 1985-06-13 Work on the section of the Dempster St. revitalization project from Keystone to Ewing has begun. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 13, 1985, Sec. 2, p. 7 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Federal funds rejected for use in E. Dempster project 1985-02-14 Federal revenue is available to help Skokie finance its East Dempster St. revitalization project, but the village will not take advantage of the money because the federal government places too many restrictions on its use. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 14, 1985, p. 3 Business, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village bids for property in rehab area 1984-12-27 Village officials are negotiating for three key parcels of land on Dempster Street which will be used in the Dempster Street redevelopment project. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 1984, p. 3 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie Board OK's revitalization project 1984-12-27 The Village Board has approved a $7.8 million project to revitalize Dempster Street. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 27, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster plan wins support 1984-12-13 Skokie's $7.8 million Dempster St. revitalization plan was presented by village officials at the December 10 village meeting. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 13, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Facelift targeted for East Dempster St. 1984-12-06 Village officials are planning a $7.8 million redevelopment project along East Dempster Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 1984, p. 3 Dempster Street, Community development, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Rain delays railroad track work 1984-11-01 Track repairs are progressing slowly at the Searle Parkway crossing. Work has been delayed by heavy rain. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 1, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Railroads, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster plans in the offing 1984-10-21 Dempster St. east of Hamlin will be widened. Work could begin as early as next summer and will be paid for with federal, state and local money. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 21, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Road woes to be eased 1984-05-17 Residents in the northwest corner of the village will have their streets repaired by the end of May. The work was delayed due to bad weather. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 17, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Street resurfacing planned 1984-03-22 The Village Board approved a $400,000 Motor Fuel Tax Allowance for 1984 street resurfacing projects in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 22, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Construction to close Pratt bridge at Edens 1983-03-24 The Pratt Avenue bridge over the Edens will be closed to traffic from April-September to permit a total reconstruction of the bridge. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 24, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Department of Transportation, Construction, Pratt Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Golf Road work set for '83 1982-10-10 A $3.5 million improvement to Golf Road from Kostner to McCormick is scheduled for 1983. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 10, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair, Golf Road
Crawford repairs to being next week 1982-09-12 Resurfacing of Crawford in both Lincolnwood and Skokie will begin next week. New trees will also be planted in the median strips along the roadway. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 12, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crawford Avenue, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Tying up local traffic 1982-06-17 A contract for over $520,000 has been awarded for the rehabilitation of the bridges carrying Niles Center, Gross Point, and Oakton St. over the Edens Expressway. The News, Thursday, June 17, 1982, p. 5 Gross Point Road, Oakton Street, Niles Center Road, Edens Expressway, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Engineers: McCormick Blvd may remain closed until Aug. 1 1982-04-29 An engineer with the Metropolitan Sanitary District says that work is almost completed and McCormick Boulevard between Howard and Oakton Streets may be reopened by August 1. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 29, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Metropolitan Sanitary District, McCormick Boulevard, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie starts road work in busy traffic area 1982-04-01 Construction work has started this week on a water main installation and street improvements in the Church-Gross Point area. The News, Thursday, April 1, 1982, p. 4 Gross Point Road, Church Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Water pipe job to slow traffic 1982-03-28 Construction work started this week on a water main installation and street improvement project in the Church-Gross Point area. Skokie officials warn of possible traffic delays in the area while work is completed. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 28, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster business could use some traffic 1981-11-29 Some merchants say that business is slower since repairs were begun on Dempster St. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, November 29, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster back in shape 1981-11-12 According to Skokie Municipal Engineer Mark Schoeffman, traffic flow on Dempster is "markedly improved." There will still be some lane closures in the coming months while the remainder of the work is finished. The News, Thursday, November 12, 1981, p. 2 Schoeffman, Mark, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Roadwork starts up 1981-09-17 Construction on Dempster St. may start as early as tomorrow after the ratification of a new contract by heavy equipment operators. The News, Thursday, September 17, 1981, p. 3 Strikes, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Strike delays construction 1981-08-06 An equipment operator strike which began on July 22 may delay the completion of work on Dempster St. The News, Thursday, August 6, 1981, p. 3 Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Down the drain: Gas station owner faces crisis as McCormick closed for sewers 1981-07-19 Shirak Housepian owns a gas station at the corner of Howard and McCormick. The Metropolitan Sanitary District closed McCormick between Howard and Oakton and Housepian says his business has since dropped at least 65%. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 19, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Metropolitan Sanitary District, Sewers and sewage disposal, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Housepian, Shirak, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster construction proceeding on schedule 1981-06-04 According to Skokie engineering officials, reconstruction of Dempster between the Edens and Kilpatrick is on schedule and should be completed by Nov. 30. The News, Thursday, June 4, 1981, p. 9 Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster construction hurting business 1981-05-21 Many merchants on Dempster St. between the Edens and Kilpatrick have suffered loss of business due to street work in the area. The News, Thursday, May 21, 1981, p. 3 Business, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Reconstruction of Dempster has started 1981-04-23 Work has started on the reconstruction of Dempster St. in Skokie between the Edens and Kilpatrick. Work is expected to be completed by Nov. 30. The News, Thursday, April 23, 1981, p. 6 Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village to minimize Dempster St. woes 1981-03-29 Village officials are determined to minimize inconvenience to merchants whose stores are located on Dempster St. during the eight-month Dempster St. renovations. Work is scheduled to begin April 6. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 29, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Dempster road work begins 1981-03-26 Work on Dempster St. will be conducted in three phases and will start on April 6. The News, Thursday, March 26, 1981, p. 3 Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
IDOT awards contract 1981-02-05 The IL Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced the awarding of a $2,572,178 contract to Monarch Asphalt of Skokie for the reconstruction of Dempster from the Edens to Kilpatrick. The News, Thursday, February 5, 1981, p. 7 Monarch Asphalt Co., Illinois Department of Transportation, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Seek Dempster repairs hearing 1981-01-01 State Rep. Aaron Jaffe (D-4th) asked the Illinois Office of Transportation to conduct a public hearing in Skokie to discuss the impact of the scheduled road rehabilitation of Dempster St. from the Edens to Kilpatrick. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 1, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Department of Transportation, Jaffe, Aaron, Streets - Maintenance and repair
OK Phase II funds for triangle project 1980-02-07 Phase I engineering studies on the triangle road improvement project are near completion. The News, Thursday, February 7, 1980, p. 9 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Pass triangle project 1979-11-01 August 1980 is the projected date for construction to begin on the intersection of Gross Point Road, Church, and Skokie Boulevard. The News, Thursday, November 1, 1979, p. 3 Gross Point Road, Skokie Boulevard, Church Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Triangle changes sought 1979-10-18 Final studies are completed for road improvements at the intersection of Gross Point, Church, and Skokie Boulevard. The News, Thursday, October 18, 1979, p. 14 Gross Point Road, Skokie Boulevard, Church Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Edens protests mounting 1979-08-02 Trustees back a citizen group that is seeking action against noise, dust, and vibration generated by the 24-hour construction on the Edens Expressway. The News, Thursday, August 2, 1979, p. 3 Edens Expressway, Streets - Maintenance and repair
CTA to repair Main rail crossing 1977-06-16 CTA and Skokie to improve five crossings of Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, June 16, 1977, p. 7 Skokie Swift, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Streets - Maintenance and repair
Crosstown agreement to aid Skokie streets 1977-05-15 More than $33 million is available for area road improvements. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, May 15, 1977, Sec. 1, p. 3 Streets - Maintenance and repair,
Howard - Gross Point project gets approval 1977-01-06 Intersection of Gross Point, Howard, and Lehigh to be improved. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 6, 1977, p. 1 Gross Point Road, Lehigh Avenue, Howard Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Hear new Gross Point plan 1974-01-17 Proposal to improve traffic flow on Gross Point Road presented to Village Board. The News, Thursday, January 17, 1974, p. 3 Gross Point Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie OKs Oakton St upgrading 1973-08-09 Skokie to discuss plan on improving Oakton with state and county highway officials. The News, Thursday, August 9, 1973, p. 1 Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
MFT funds go to improve intersection 1973-05-31 Motor fuel tax allotment to go to improvement of Dempster and McCormick Boulevard intersection. The News, Thursday, May 31, 1973, p. 1 McCormick Boulevard, Dempster Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie to maintain Gross Point Road 1972-08-24 Cook County road systems transferred the maintenance of Gross Point Road to Skokie. The News, Thursday, August 24, 1972, p. 13 Gross Point Road, Streets - Maintenance and repair
State wants to know: Skokie lays road plan for next two decades 1971-01-21 Village Trustees schedule public hearings for proposed changes to streets. The News, Thursday, January 21, 1971, p. 1 Streets - Maintenance and repair,