Galesburg, IL (October 20, 2021) South Seminary Street in Galesburg, between Berrien Street to Fifth Street, is now open to traffic. The work on this road reconstruction project began August 14, 2020, and was completed by Brandt Construction.
The work included removing and replacing all the existing pavement with new concrete pavement, as well as concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter, driveway approach pavement, and storm sewer. This project also included replacing the existing cast iron water main with a new PVC water main as well as replacing any remaining lead water service lines within the project limits. The contractor, Brandt Construction, is continuing to finish landscaping and punch list items, but the roadway work is complete and the street is open to traffic.
The total cost of the project was $3.5 million. Sixty percent (60%) of the roadway work was funded by Federal Highway Funds and the balance was from State Rebuild and local funds. The water main work was funded 100% by City of Galesburg water funds.