Category: Construction Press Releases

Bradley Avenue Closure – Gas Leak

In order to repair a major gas leak, Bradley Avenue, between Market Street and Fourth Street, is closed. Other intersecting roads closed in the area of the leak are: Oak Street at Bradley Avenue; North Chestnut Street at Bradley Avenue; and North Clock Street at Bradley Avenue. Oak Trace Apartments on Bradley Avenue were evacuated. […]

Temporary Changes in Parking at Illinois Terminal Parking Lot Due to Resurfacing

TEMPORARY CHANGES IN PARKING AT UNIVERSITY AND MARKET PARKING LOT (ILLINOIS TERMINAL) DURING RESURFACING Champaign – In order to resurface the University and Market parking lot (Illinois Terminal), sections of the lot will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, May 27, 2014 for approximately two weeks. Tuesday 5/27/14 through Monday 6/2/14 – The north section of […]

Rising Road – Street Reopened

Repairs have been made to the multiple power poles and power lines that were knocked down onto the roadway on Rising Road during last night’s severe weather. Rising Road has been reopened at this time. The City would like to thank citizens for their patience and cooperation.

Walnut Street Lane Closure

In order to facilitate roofing work at 30 Main Street, Custom Service Crane will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Taylor Street and Main Street for crane placement. The road closure will occur from 7am to 6 pm on: Thursday, May 22 Friday, May 23 Tuesday, May 27 Northbound traffic will be reduced […]

Hickory Street Road Closure

In order to install electrical service at 11 E Columbia Avenue, Stephens Excavating will close Hickory Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street adjacent to the construction site. The road closure will begin on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, and will reopen on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, weather permitting. The road will be closed to through […]

Congressional Way Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors will close the westbound lane of Congressional Way between Mattis Avenue and Freedom Blvd. The closure will begin on Monday, May 19, 2014, and will reopen on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. No westbound traffic will be allowed in the construction area.

Interstate 57/74 Ramp Closures to begin May 20, 2014

Forwarded on behalf of Illinois Department of Transportation. The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that road work will begin on the Interstate 57/74 ramps on May 20, 2014 to improve the ride quality, improve the safety, and extend the service life of the ramps.  Radar speed signs will also be installed.  The ramps will be closed one […]

Illinois American Water to Close Section of Springfield Avenue

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS BEING FORWARDED ON BEHALF OF ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER. In order to repair a damaged water main, Illinois American Water will close one eastbound lane and the center turn lane of Springfield Avenue just east of Neil Street.  The lane closure will begin onMonday, May 19, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, May […]

Illinois American Water to Close Section of Mattis Avenue

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS BEING FORWARDED ON BEHALF OF ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER In order to repair damaged pavement from a water main repair, Illinois American Water will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Alton Drive and William Street.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 19, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, May […]

Elm Street Road Closure

In order to repair brick pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg Contractors will close Elm Street between Springfield Avenue and Healey Street.  The closure will begin on Monday, May 19, 2014. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction area. Properties with driveway access on of Elm Street will be closed for no more than seven […]