Pardon Our Progress

Pardon The Progress

The City is committed to maintaining high-quality roads, sidewalks and infrastructure for the entire community. We will help you navigate through Geneva's major construction projects and annual maintenance programs from start to finish. This blog will focus on projects outside of road construction, such as the Union Pacific Third Main Line as well as the City's sidewalk & curb program, underground cable replacement, sanitary sewer improvements, and more.

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Dec 29

Sanitary & Storm Sewer Improvements Start Jan. 3

Posted on December 29, 2021 at 11:12 AM by Kevin Stahr

The City of Geneva will be making sanitary sewer improvements starting Monday, Jan. 3 in various sections of Geneva.

Project maps and more information about sanitary sewer and storm lining work can be found on the City's website. Residents living adjacent to the sanitary sewer lining projects will receive a notification letter in advance of construction.

The improvements will generally occur between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Construction is expected to be completed on all projects by February, weather permitting.

Questions can be directed to the City's Public Works Department Water Division at 630-232-1551.

Nov 05

Downtown Sidewalk Brick Repair Work Starts Nov. 8

Posted on November 5, 2021 at 11:49 AM by Kevin Stahr

City contractors will be repairing bricks the week of Nov. 8 following recent sidewalk improvements in downtown Geneva.

Brick work is slated to take place at the following sidewalk locations:

  • 215 W. State St.;
  • State Street Jewelers, 226 W. State St.;
  • Aurelio's Pizza, 330 W. State St.;
  • Doughocracy, 407 S. Third St.; and
  • Former Little Owl site, northwest corner of Routes 31/38

The sidewalk sections will remain open to pedestrians. Parking spots located in front of the work zones may be closed intermittently during daytime hours. The project is expected to be completed by Friday, Nov. 12, weather permitting.

For more information, call the Geneva Public Works Department at 630-232-1501.

Nov 02

Weather Impacts Geneva's Sidewalk, Curb Maintenance Projects

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 10:22 AM by Kevin Stahr

The City's 2021 sidewalk and curb maintenance program started the week of Oct. 25 but only about half of the removal and forming process was completed due to inclement weather.

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