City Departments

Engineering

Department Description
The City of Streator’s Engineering Department is made up of the City Engineer, Jeremy Palm, P.E. and the Engineering Technician, Jeff Long. The department provides full service engineering services for the City ranging from project planning, project design, construction supervision, and consultant oversight on larger projects. Annually the department is responsible for the design and oversight of the City’s general revenue and MFT roadway programs, small scale sewer improvements, required engineering studies, and City map updating.

Road Project News

2016 MFT Roadway Project (Eastwood Avenue)
Reconstruction work begun in fall 2016 along Eastwood Avenue from Golf Road to Oakley Avenue will resume in early spring 2017. The work when complete in summer 2017 will repave and install curb, gutter, and sidewalk along Eastwood Avenue.

2017 General Revenue Roadway Project
Design work on the project along Broadway Street from Adams Street to Bloomington Street is underway. Construction of the project is scheduled to begin in summer 2017.

2017 MFT Roadway Project
Final design work is being completed in conjunction with IDOT for work along S. Illinois Street from Lundy Street to 12th Street. Following approval of the project by IDOT work is scheduled to be completed by fall 2017.

Benchmark Drive Lighting Project
Design work is currently underway on a project to install LED street lighting along Benchmark Drive. Following completion of design it is anticipated that the project will be complete in the fall of 2017.

300 E Main Concept Lighting Project
A contract has been awarded to install LED lights in the 300 block of E Main Street. The project will install 5 new LED street light fixtures to complete work in the downtown “concept” block. Following completion of the work the results will be used as evidence of Streator’s commitment to downtown revitalization for an upcoming Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) grant application to IDOT.

Sewer Project News

Coal Run Creek Interceptor Basin Project
Following completion of design in 2016 the City is currently in the process of applying for IEPA low interest loan assistance for the first phase of the Coal Run Creek projects. This first project will involve the installation of a new sanitary sewer along Center Street from 12th Street to 9th Street and the installation of new storm sewers along 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th to alleviate combined sewer overflow and basement backup issues. The project is expected to begin construction in fall 2017.

Barlow Addition Sewer Project
An IEPA sewer construction permit was issued in 2016 for a project to install sanitary and storm sewers in the unserved area at the southeast corner of the City along John St, Saratoga Ln, and Sunbury Dr. If the City is successful in obtaining an Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) grant for the project construction work will begin in summer 2017.

Sewer Capacity Upgrade Project
Construction of the project is currently underway and it is anticipated that the project construction will be complete in summer 2017.

Prafcke Storm Sewer and Detention Pond Project
Construction of the project is currently underway and it is anticipated that the project construction will be complete in summer 2017.

Other Project News

Vermilion River Greenway Trail and Hardscrabble Park Project
Following the receipt of a $400,000 Illinois Department of Natural Resources OSLAD grant the City is currently soliciting bids for the construction of a trail along the Vermilion River from Water Street to 1st Street and the construction of a trailhead park at the west end of Water Street. The bid opening date for the project is February 9th and following award of the construction contract in spring 2017 it is anticipated that the trail will be open in spring 2018.

Heritage Park Wall Beautification Project
Design work is underway on a project to repair and beautify the wall along the west side of Heritage Park downtown. Following completion of design it is anticipated that the project will be complete by the end of 2017.

5 Year Program Estimates

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Concept Block Light
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Heritage Park Wall
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