Category: Construction Press Releases

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close both southbound lanes of Mattis Avenue from John Street to Stonegate Drive.  Southbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane.  The closure will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 through Sunday, May 22, […]

Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 23, 2016, Open Road Paving Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings. There will […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to perform electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Church Street and Hill Street. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016, through Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Northbound traffic will be reduced […]

Springfield Avenue Lane Closure

In order to facilitate tree work, the Public Works Department will close the westbound lane of Springfield Avenue between New Street and Lynn Street.  Westbound traffic will be routed through the center turn lane.  The closure will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18 and is scheduled to be reopened by 5:00 p.m. Access […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch for Ameren Illinois, Shaw Brothers will be closing one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The lane closure will begin on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, and reopen on Friday, May 20, 2016. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Second Street Road Closure

In order to install a sanitary main and pump station for the Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, Stark Excavating will be closing Second Street between Healey Street and Springfield Avenue. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016, and will reopen by Friday, September 16, 2016. No traffic will be allowed on Second […]

Fourth Street Road Closure (St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue)

In order to complete street improvements, the City of Champaign will be closing Fourth Street from St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue.  The proposed improvements will include the construction of a new storm sewer, street light, pedestrian crossing, and PCC pavement.     The closure will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016, and is scheduled […]

First Street Road Closure (Stadium Drive to Gregory Drive)

In order to complete street improvements, the City of Champaign will be closing First Street from Gregory Drive to Stadium Drive.  The proposed improvements will include the construction of a new storm sewer, street light, pedestrian crossing, and PCC pavement.   The closure will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016, and is scheduled to be […]

Green Street Road Closure

In order to complete contracted tree work, the Public Works Department will be closing Green Street from Prospect Avenue to Pine Street.  The closure will occur on Monday, May 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Residents in the area will have access to their driveways; however periodic, temporary road blockages may occur.

Slurry Seal Project Update

Slurry Seal Project Update This year’s slurry seal project started May 4 and should be complete by the end of the week, May 20 (weather pending).  The contractor for this year’s project is Micro-Surfacing Contractors, LLC from Peoria.  The project concentrates work on the oil and chip type streets in the southeast one-third of the […]