Elk Grove Village to break ground on first '2025' project

  • A rendering shows Elk Grove Village's plans to upgrade the public works facility on Biesterfield Road.

    A rendering shows Elk Grove Village's plans to upgrade the public works facility on Biesterfield Road. Courtesy of Elk Grove Village

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 6/14/2017 6:17 PM

Elk Grove Village officials will break ground Thursday afternoon on the first project of an aggressive infrastructure overhaul estimated to cost $110 million.

The groundbreaking on a $6.6 million renovation of the public works facility at 1635 Biesterfield Road marks the start of the Elk Grove 2025 infrastructure plan.

 

Improvements will include a facade overhaul and interior renovations of the existing building, a new salt barn, more storage space and a small plant nursery. The project is expected to be finished by the end of this year.

Other projects included in the eight-year overhaul include a two new fire stations, a public works facility, road and drainage improvements and pedestrian paths.

The projects will be funded through issuing bonds and increasing natural gas and telecommunication taxes. A taxpayer who owns a $300,000 home will pay an additional $96.20 per year.

The groundbreaking ceremony is 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at 1635 Biesterfield Road in Elk Grove Village.

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