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updated: 4/17/2014 4:33 PM

DuPage towns getting $2.6 million from state for road-related improvements

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Four road-related projects in DuPage County are in line for roughly $2.6 million from the Illinois Jobs Now! construction program, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday.

The projects will be managed by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Here's a quick look:

• $946,037 for work to improve Naper Boulevard from Gartner Road to Chicago Avenue in Naperville. The contractor, Bolingbrook-based James D. Fiala Paving Co., will resurface the road and make improvements to curbs, gutters and sidewalks.

• $896,735 for work on Park Boulevard from Devon to Thorndale avenues in Itasca. The contractor, Arlington Heights-based J.A. Johnson Paving Company, will resurface the road, make drainage improvements, and do work on curbs, gutters and sidewalks.

• $451,167 to Martam Construction Inc. of Elgin to demolish buildings and clean three sites along the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway in Itasca and in Franklin Park in Cook County.

• $347,212 for work to improve Center Drive from Woodridge Drive to James Avenue in Woodridge. K-Five Construction Corp. of Lemont is expected to resurface the road, improve curbs and gutters and install new sidewalks,

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