Farnsworth Avenue Improvements

Overview
​Farnsworth Avenue will be improved from Sheffer Road to Mountain Street including the installation of new water main, storm sewer, replacement of the triple culverts at Indian Creek with a new pre-cast deck beam bridge, raising of the street profile to alleviate flooding, roadway reconstruction and resurfacing.

​Start:  June 2017

​End:    Fall 2018

​Agency:  City of Aurora

​Cost
​Total Phase III Construction & Engineering Cost of nearly $4,500,000.  The City's share of 20% or approximately $900,000 will be from Aurora's Motor Fuel Tax Funds and the remaining 80% from Federal Bridge Funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

​Traffic
​Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for most of the construction.  Motorists should expect delays and may wish to seek alternate routes.