Pedestrians and drivers in part of downtown Wheaton may experience temporary disruptions starting the week of March 19 while crews contracted by the City of Wheaton perform soil borings. This preliminary work is in preparation for Phase 2 of the Downtown Streetscape Project, which will address the following street segments in fall 2018:
- Hale Street, from Willow to Seminary
- Cross Street, from Front Street to Wesley Street
- Wesley Street, from Wheaton Avenue to Cross Street, starting in the fall of 2018.
This preliminary work may disrupt traffic temporarily. The City thanks you for your understanding as this work is completed.
Other Work Coming Soon
Besides this preliminary work for Phase 2, you will begin to see exciting changes taking place on Front Street this spring and summer, as the City completes Phase 1 of the project. Work includes installing wider sidewalks, new lighting, benches and bike racks, improved landscaping and trees and new wayfinding signage. Martin Memorial Plaza will be relocated to the north side of Front Street and will include seating areas, an outdoor fireplace and a water feature.
For more information, visit www.wheaton.il.us/downtownstreetscape.