October 2016

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Bikes for Lesotho

October 20th, 2016

Featured on NBC’s Making a Difference On October 19th, volunteers from CBBEL joined Bikes for Lesotho, a Chicago-based organization, to adjust and pack 600 bicycles at Working Bikes Co-op to travel more than 8,000 miles to the children of Lesotho. CBBEL employees raised all the money needed for this shipment by riding their bikes to work this summer. For… Read more »

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East Burlington Streetscape & Resurfacing Project

October 4th, 2016

Village of Riverside The Village of Riverside was recently able to complete a long-desired streetscape enhancement and resurfacing project through its Central Business District (CBD) to revitalize the historic downtown area, while maintaining the character of one of the nation’s first planned communities. The enhancements, including wider sidewalks and curb bump-outs, will improve safety and… Read more »

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Old Town Streetscape and Roadway Improvements

October 4th, 2016

Village of Bloomingdale   Once a thriving destination for local business, the Old Town corridor has been in need of revitalization for several years. President Franco Coladipietro and the Village trustees spearheaded the project utilizing the Design/Build services of Burke, LLC to prepare the design and construction oversight of the multi-faceted streetscape and infrastructure improvement… Read more »

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Huntley Downtown Streetscape Project

October 4th, 2016

Village of Huntley The Village of Huntley recently underwent four concurrent public improvement projects in under one calendar year to completely makeover the Village’s downtown. As challenging a task as completing these four projects was, another concern was maintaining the Village’s historic identity, while creating a sense of community and a gathering spot for residents…. Read more »

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Grant Opportunities

October 4th, 2016

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) and the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning anticipates issuing a call for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) and the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) in January 2017. For CMAQ FUNDING, projects must provide an air quality or congestion mitigation… Read more »

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Madison Street Streetscape

October 4th, 2016

Villages of Forest Park and River Forest There is always something brewing on Madison Street in the heart of Forest Park and River Forest. The countless bars, restaurants, coffee shops and boutique stores on Madison Street provide the perfect setting for the renowned Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, Cruise Night, Wine Walk & Shop, Casket Races,… Read more »

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CBBEL News

October 4th, 2016

CBBEL Appointed Deer Park Village Engineer At the September 19, 2016 Board of Trustees meeting, the Village of Deer Park appointed Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. as their Village Engineer.  The main contacts for Deer Park will be LEE FELL, PE  and MICHAEL BURKE, PE.   CBBEL to Act as Interim Public Works Director for Village of… Read more »

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A Message from Christopher B. Burke

October 4th, 2016

Villages, towns and cities are always looking for ways to increase traffic to their business districts, making the area more appealing to drive customers to business and sales tax revenues up. In this edition of our newsletter, you will read about a few municipal streetscape projects that improve not only the aesthetics of the towns,… Read more »

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