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

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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