Farnsworth Avenue Improvements (Sheffer Rd to Mountain St)

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.