Construction work on the streetscape improvement project at the Evanston Public Library is getting underway this week.

The project will replace damaged and uneven sidewalks near the downtown library at Church Street and Orrington Avenue.

The work will include replacing the existing pavers with a new concrete sidewalk, installing new roadway curbing and brick paver bands behind the curbing and upgrading the library ramp area with poetry inscriptions.

Starting on Church Street, the construction project will move west toward Orrington Avenue, then north on Orrington. During construction, traffic will be maintained on Church Street and Orrington Avenue.

There will be no overnight and weekend parking on the north side of Church Street or the east side of Orrington Avenue in the construction zone.

All Library services will continue throughout the project, but patrons and staff will need to make the following accommodations:

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