We reconstructed three miles of a two-lane road into a 5-7 lane highway. The job included pavement removal, earth
excavation, PCC concrete base installation, asphalt resurfacing and installation of retaining walls and underground utilities.
We coordinated demolition of the former Toastmaster site
and removal of the foundations and contaminated soil.
The project required soil remediation that was transferred
to an approved landfill.
This project includes the revitalization of military
neighborhoods at Great Lakes, Fort Sheridan and
Glenview Naval Bases. The process involved the
demolition of existing neighborhoods, including all
roadways and utilities, asbestos abatement,
contaminated soil removal and recycling of all
concrete for the new reconstruction of
resident-style homes. The work included building
demolition, site clearing and demolition, mass
excavation, utility infrastructure removals, new
utilities and subdivision roadway construction.
This project included the demolition of four 1940’s
hangar building at the Chicago Executive Airport in
order to construct new concrete taxiways.
We transformed the existing Long Grove Archer Parking
Lot into a drive-thru street and reconfigured the parking
facility by surrounding it with beautiful new landscaping.
This involved specialty work including the installation of
bioswales in the islands, vehicular and pedestrian brick
pavers, granite banding along the walkways, decorative
lighting, native plantings and more.
This was the site of a massive wind energy project.
In DeKalb County, 119 wind turbines were built.
When the turbines were completed, we were
hired to repair, overlay and strengthen the rural
low-volume roads used during the project. We
placed 20 miles of asphalt pavement (42,000 tons)
so the existing roadways were to equal or better
condition than when the project started.
We were contracted to reconstruct and widen the existing
Hawley Road for a Del Webb community. We installed box
culverts to create an underground tunnel to allow golf carts
safe passage under the road at the Countryside Golf Club.
We removed the roadway, excavated 20 feet below grade,
installed the box culverts and storm sewer, placed the
backfill and stone sub-base and paved the roadway.
This project consisted of reconstructing the existing
road, which was located in a very saturated wetland
and had shown signs of settling and deterioration.
We replaced the base of the existing roadway with
Styrofoam blocks (expanded polystyrene fill) that
allowed the roadway to “float” over the marshland
and act as a bridge between the unsuitable soils.
We then backfilled and repaved the roadway with
We reconstructed eight miles of the existing 4-lane rural
Interstate I-90 expressway and transformed it into a
6-lane modern interstate highway with a permanent
concrete median barrier wall and roadway lighting. This
project was completed within two construction seasons
and included completely removing the existing pavement
and road shoulders, earth excavation and grading, plus
the construction of three new lanes of concrete pavement
in each direction on a 3 in. warm mix asphalt sub-base.
The new concrete pavement was built as a two-lift
concrete pavement, using salvaged asphalt pavement
in the bottom layer of the concrete pavement. All of the
existing asphalt and concrete pavement was salvaged
and used for the new 6-lane interstate highway.
The Illinois Tollway awarded Curran Contracting “Roadway Contractor of the Year” for this project.
We reconstructed and rehabilitated a main city
thoroughfare. The project included excavation,
stabilization, utilities and asphalt paving.
We were able to complete the entrances for
a highly congested shopping center with limited
access and no disruptions.
For this unique project we rehabilitated an old rural farm
road into a heavily traveled truck route. This included
13 miles of pulverization, stabilization, installation of
a flex-base and asphalt paving. We performed our
construction operations under high traffic volumes
without closures or disruptions to the traveling public.
We reconstructed a county highway and installed
box culverts, installed MSE walls, provided excavation
services and asphalt paving. We provided alternate scheduling and staging options to the owner to
reduce the overall job schedule. We were able to
maintain the flow of high traffic volume and facilitate
timely completion. Additionally, we provided safe
travel for the general public and a safe work
environment for the area workforce.