PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information:
Public Information Officer Arin Thrower, 630-260-2190

2017-04-04

Downtown Wheaton Streetscape Meeting Video Available

WHEATON, Ill. – The City of Wheaton hosted an informational meeting at City Hall yesterday afternoon to discuss the schematic design drawings for Phase 1 of the downtown streetscape project.

Members of the project team – including executive City staff, Primera Engineering and Design Workshop – presented schematic design drawings and specifications and addressed questions from local business owners and residents.

A video recording of the meeting can be viewed online on the City's website www.wheaton.il.us/video or by clicking on this link: http://wheaton-il.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=2690. You can view schematic design drawings on the City’s website.

Phase 1 of the downtown streetscape project features work on Front Street from West Street to Cross Street and will include infrastructure improvements, wayfinding signage, benches, trees and improved lighting.

Survey work and soil samples have been completed, and final drawings and specifications are being created now through the summer months. Underground utility work is scheduled to begin this fall.

To provide feedback on Phase I, please click on the link below or visit City Hall (2nd Floor Administration Office) for a comment card:
https://survey.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bd86fkHYsUQukg5

For more information, please contact the City of Wheaton Planning Department at 630-260-2008.

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