Category: Construction Press Releases

MCORE Update – Work to close Green Street in front of Illini Union

*Road Closure – Green Street from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue *Reverse Traffic Direction – Mathews Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Green Street Green Street will be closed to through traffic from Wright Street to Goodwin Avenue at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, 2017 until further notice. The traffic direction on Mathews Avenue from Springfield […]

Staley Road Closure

In order to complete repairs to the railroad crossing across Staley Road, Norfolk Southern Railroad will be closing Staley Road about halfway between Cardinal Road and U.S. 150 (Bloomington Road). The closure will begin on Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Friday, May 26, 2017. Through traffic is advised to follow the marked detour […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install fiber optic utility, Metro Communications will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, May 18 and will reopen on Friday, May 19, 2017. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.

Birch Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and replace equipment at 1417 S. Neil Street, Design-Air Heating & Air Conditioning will close Birch Street between State Street and Frederick Street. The closure begins on Monday, May 15 and reopens on Tuesday, May 16. Through traffic will not be allowed in the area.  Access to local properties […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closures

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes: One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Kirby Avenue and Sangamon Drive (northbound traffic reduced to one lane). The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, May […]

2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project – Winchester Drive

As part of the City’s 2017 Concrete Street Improvements Project, the pavement on Winchester Drive from Cypress Drive to Broadmoor Drive is being reconstructed. The City’s contractor for the project is Otto Baum.   Beginning Monday, May 15, Winchester Drive will be closed from 1809 Winchester Drive south to Brookhaven Drive. The intersection of Winchester […]

Green Street Lane Closure

In order to perform tree work, the Public Works Department will close the eastbound lane of Green Street between Pine Street and New Street.  Flaggers will be on site to facilitate through traffic utilizing the westbound lane.  This work is planned to start on Monday, May 8 at 7:00 a.m. and is planned to be […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lane: One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between William Street and John Street (northbound traffic reduced to one lane). The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 8 and reopen on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

2017 Slurry Seal Project

On Wednesday, May 10, weather permitting, Microsurfacing Contractors, LLC will begin slurry sealing the oil and chip type streets in the north one-third of Champaign (see attached map). The residential streets will be closed for about four hours until the slurry is cured. Heavily traveled streets and streets with businesses will have one lane open […]

Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project

As part of the City’s Chester Street and Water Street Improvements Project, the concrete pavement on Chester Street, from First Street to the railroad viaduct will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Feutz Contractors, will begin work on Monday, May 8, weather permitting. Beginning on Monday, May 8, Chester Street will be reduced […]