Category: Construction Press Releases

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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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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