IDOT Maintenance Work on Springfield Ave. and University Ave.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has informed the City of Champaign that the week of September 3 – 6, 2013, IDOT will have a contractor performing street maintenance work on Springfield Avenue (IL 10), between Prospect Avenue and Mattis Avenue, in Champaign, and on University Avenue (US 45), between Wright Street and Race Street in Urbana.

The contractor will be performing pavement crack routing and sealing work. The routing and sealing work is a moving operation involving lane closures and flaggers for traffic control. Side street intersections will be temporarily shut off as the moving operation goes by. IDOT anticipates work occurring first on University Avenue then Springfield Avenue second.

IDOT expects the work will take no longer than two to three days total, weather permitting.

IDOT’s contacts for the work are:

Mr. Michael Carnahan
IDOT Construction Field Engineer
Office: (217) 466-7247
Cell: (217) 251-4861

Mr. Jack Harper
IDOT Resident Engineer
Phone: (217) 836-8250

IDOT advises motorists to slow down, obey posted speed limits, and drive carefully through this and all work zones.

CONTACT: Dave Clark | dave.clark@ci.champaign.il.us | 217.403.4700