Category: Construction Press Releases

Green Street Road Closure (between First Street and Railroad Tracks)

On Monday, March 6, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement Project (MCORE) gets underway. The first phase of the project will close Green Street between First Street and the Canadian National Railroad tracks. Through traffic will not be allowed, but access to properties will be maintained via alternative routes. Businesses will remain open throughout construction. A map […]

MCORE Preconstruction Open House

MCORE PRECONSTRUCTION OPEN HOUSE (Projects 1, 2, and 3) A pre-construction open house for Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) projects 1, 2, and 3 will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the project field office located at 24 East Green Street, Unit 19 in Champaign. Construction will begin […]

MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets

MCORE Work to Start this Spring on Green and White Streets The transformative $44 Million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project will start improving mobility in the core of our community when work begins this spring. Project partners (the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), in […]

Wright Street Lane Closure

In order to place a crane and set equipment at 608 E University Avenue, Custom Service Crane will close the southbound lane of Wright Street between Park Street and University Avenue.   The closure will occur on Monday, February 6, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Southbound traffic will be closed for this block […]

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete a storm sewer connection at 217 South Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction and Mayfield Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will begin on Monday, January 30 and will reopen on Friday, February 3, 2017, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will […]

Windsor Road Lane Closure

Windsor Road Lane Closure In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing one East bound lane of Windsor Road between Neil Street and First Street. The closure will start on Tuesday, January 24 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25.

Neil Street Lane Closure

In order to complete an equipment installation at 217 South Neil Street, Wells and Wells Construction will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Clark Street and White Street. The closure will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the […]

Clark Street Road Closure

In order to patch pavement from a water service repair at 508 East Clark Street, A&R Services has closed a section of Clark Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street. The closure began at 7 a.m. Tuesday, January 17 and will reopen on Friday, January 20, 2017, weather permitting. Through traffic will not be allowed, […]

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year The City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division experienced a busy 2016, with over $219 million dollars in construction valuation, the third highest in the City of Champaign’s history.  In 2016 Building Safety performed a total of 9,580 inspections and issued 2,945 permits, including 143 new one and two-family […]

Third Street Road Closure

In order to remove a tower crane at 212 East Green Street, Broeren Russo Construction will be closing one block of Third Street between Green Street and Healey Street. The closure is scheduled to begin on Friday, January 13, 2017, at 7 a.m. and to reopen on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 7 p.m. Through […]