Public Construction Projects

As part of its on-going responsibilities, the Public Works Department actively manages or monitors of a number of construction projects impacting local roads and sidewalks as well as the Village's water, sanitary sewer and stormwater systems. Below is useful information you can use to find out the status of any active project in the Village.


The Village of Northbrook strives to maintain the Village’s water, sewer, and surface infrastructure in a safe and stable condition. If you are interested in learning more about the status of private development projects within the Village, please visit the Ongoing Development Activities page. Pages have been established for each of the public projects to provide residents with current information on the status of these projects. The following are public projects of the Public Works Department:

Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

The Village proactively plans for the replacement and rehabilitation of this infrastructure through its CIP. The CIP spans 5 years and is reviewed annually. It should be noted that the CIP is a planning document and all projects are subject to funding in the annual budget. View the current 2017-2018 Capital Improvement Plan (PDF). In addition view a 2017-2018 Map of Capital Improvement Projects (PDF).

Other Agency Projects

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago (MWRD)

View the Fair Lane Stream Bank Rehabilitation - MWRD (PDF). As part of a streambank rehabilitation project, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago (MWRD) has contracted with Pan-Oceanic Engineering to remove large trees, install a block retaining wall and restore landscaping along the West Fork of the North Branch of the Chicago River near 844-850-Fair Lane. Questions or concerns during the construction process should be directed to Construction Project Manager Greg Riemer (773-601-8408, ext. 1001) or Site Superintendent Marty Mele (708-774-5941).