Category: Construction Press Releases

2014 Sewer Lining Contract

Insituform Technologies USA will be performing sewer lining of 12,000 feet of sanitary sewers and storm sewers throughout the City of Champaign beginning September 2, 2014. Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. Sewer lining work will begin after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, and is planned to continue until December…
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Fourth Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate a fiberoptic crossing at Fourth Street and Chalmers Street, PEG Bandwidth and Direct Line Communications will be closing the northbound lane of Fourth Street between Armory Street and Chalmers Street. The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7 a.m. and will re-open by Thursday, September 4, 2014…
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Electrical Work at State Farm Center

The State Farm Center will be conducting major electrical work over the weekend. To accomplish this, electricity will be turned off at the facility. This power outage will affect traffic signals on Kirby Avenue at First Street and Fourth Street. These two intersections will be converted to four-way stops starting at 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 22,…
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Union Street Road Closure

In order to repair a sanitary sewer service at 603 West Union Street, Stephens Excavating and Concrete will be closing Union Street, between Lynn Street and New Street, starting on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, and reopening by the end of the day on Friday, August 22, 2014, weather permitting. The street will be closed to through traffic,…
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Windsor Road Interstate 57 Approaches

The City of Champaign would like to announce the opening of Windsor Road from Fields South Drive to Briar Hill Drive at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014. The project is within budget and the road is open on schedule. Landscaping and miscellaneous work items will continue through to the contract completion date of October…
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McKinley Avenue – Concrete Street Maintenance

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on McKinley Avenue from University Avenue to Springfield Avenue will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Beniach Construction, will begin work Tuesday, August 19, 2014, weather permitting. This work involves patching of the existing concrete pavement, sidewalk repairs, construction of ADA compliant…
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Feed the Thing During Move In/Out – Cardboard Dumpsters

As the fall semester begins at the University of Illinois, the City of Champaign is holding a move in/out recycle event from August 15-25, 2014. Cardboard dumpsters will be placed around the Campustown area with the purpose of providing students living in multifamily buildings (apartments, condos; co-ops with 5 or more units), fraternities, sororities, and other…
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Road Closure – Market Street Between Olympian Drive and Ford Harris Road

Starting Monday, August 11, 2014, weather permitting, Cross Construction will CLOSE Market Street between Olympian Drive and Ford Harris Road, to begin construction activities for the resurfacing of this section of Market Street. A marked detour route will be in place to direct traffic around the project. The detour route will utilize Olympian Drive and…
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North Neil Sidewalk and School Crossing Improvements

Starting Thursday, July 31, 2014, weather permitting, Duce Construction is anticipating the start of construction activities related to new sidewalk and pedestrian crossing improvements as part of a Federally funded Safe Routes to School Project. The project includes improvements to the school crossing of Neil Street at Eureka, consisting of a new crossing sidewalk ramps on…
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