Category: Construction Press Releases

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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West Washington Street Road Closure

Stark Excavating Inc. will be installing a new manhole and storm sewer alongside the north public right of way of West Washington Street. In order to complete the work, West  Washington Street will be temporarily closed to through traffic from North Russell to North Garfield during the day. This work is part of the West…
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Olympian Drive Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing a section of Olympian Drive between Prospect Avenue and Market Street. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction…
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Taylor Thomas Lane Closure

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, Beniach Construction will continue work to reconstruct the pavement on Fourth Street from Vine Street to Bradley Avenue. Due to the construction, it will be necessary to close Taylor Thomas Lane at Fourth Street beginningThursday, July 24. Taylor Thomas Lane will be accessible from Fifth…
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4th Street Detour

As part of the City’s 2014 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, a marked detour route will be posted with signs for the northbound lane of Fourth Street to facilitate work near Bradley Avenue. The detour will begin at the intersection of Fourth Street and Grove Street, then east on Grove Street to Fifth Street, then north…
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Olympian Drive Project Construction to Begin July 21, 2014

The Olympian Drive Construction Project has been awarded by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to Feutz Construction Contractors, Inc. from Paris, Illinois. The project award amount is $7,092,062.46. This project is being funded by IDOT Illinois Jobs Now (state public works bonds), Federal Highway Administration’s Surface Transportation Program (federal highways trust fund) and Illinois…
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Lane Shift on Springfield Avenue (Prairie Street to State Street)

Duce Construction will be constructing a new storm sewer manhole on the northernmost lane of Springfield Avenue between Prairie Street and State Street. In order to complete this work, westbound traffic on Springfield Avenue will be shifted through the work zone. A lane of eastbound and westbound traffic will be maintained at all times. Operations…
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