§ 153.123  PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER.
   (A)   All street pavements shall be provided with portland cement concrete curb and gutter.
   (B)   The shape shall conform to the concrete curb and gutter, Type B or Type M, or as authorized by the Village Engineer.
   (C)   The portland cement concrete shall meet the requirements for pavements as set forth elsewhere in this chapter. All testing requirements shall apply.
   (D)   The concrete curb and gutter shall be constructed separate from or integral to concrete pavement. The curb shall be constructed by hand or machine in a manner authorized by the Engineer.
   (E)   Contraction joints shall be provided at not less than 20-foot intervals for curb and gutter adjacent to bituminous concrete pavements, and not less than 15-foot intervals adjacent to portland cement concrete pavement.
   (F)   Expansion joints shall be provided at locations as indicated in the attached standard details. Expansion joints for curbs and gutter shall include an 18-inch long smooth dowel bar with pinching stop cap, placed at mid-depth.
   (G)   When curb and gutter is constructed independently from portland cement concrete pavement, the longitudinal joint shall be considered a construction joint.
   (H)   (1)   Curb and gutter shall be provided with not less than three-quarters of an inch slope per foot transverse slope, as shown on the attached detail.
      (2)   Curb and gutter with less than this minimum slope shall not be acceptable and shall be removed and replaced if installed with inadequate transverse slope.
   (I)   The stormwater curb and gutter frames, lids, and/or grates shall be of the type currently conforming to the standards of the IDOT. No design that may be a hazard to bicycles shall be allowed.
(Ord. 97-7, passed 7-1-1997, § 5.14.9)