Category: Construction Press Releases

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install storm sewer at 508 and 608 East University Avenue (Latitude Project), DUCE Construction will close a westbound lane of University Avenue, between Wright Street and Fifth Street. The lane closure will occur during working hours starting on Monday, September 28, 2015, and ending on Friday, October 2, 2015, by noon. The […]

Mattis Avenue and John Street Traffic Signal

In order to install a new traffic cabinet, the Public Works Department has deactivated the traffic signal at the intersection of Mattis Avenue and John Street and installed a temporary four-way stop.  The work is anticipated to be finished by 12:00 p.m. today.  Please obey all traffic signs and use caution in the area.  The […]

Storm Sewer Lining – Springfield Avenue

Hoerr Construction will be performing storm sewer lining on Springfield Avenue between Randolph Street and Neil Street. In order to complete this work, westbound traffic on Springfield Avenue between Randolph Street and Neil Street will be reduced to a single lane through a short construction work zone. Traffic on eastbound Springfield Avenue, Neil Street and […]

Storm Sewer Lining – Prospect Avenue

Hoerr Construction will be performing storm sewer lining on Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street. In order to complete this work, southbound traffic on Prospect Avenue between Green Street and Healey Street will be reduced to a single lane through a short construction work zone. Traffic on northbound Prospect Avenue, Healey Street, and […]

Annual Paving Project (Fair Street)

Starting Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin pavement patching work on Fair Street from White Street to Park Street. There will be intermittent lane closures throughout the construction period; however, one lane will be open to local traffic. The street will be limited to one-way traffic, and access to driveways will be […]

Illinois American Water – State Street Lane Closure

In order to restore pavement from an emergency water main repair, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one southbound lane of State Street between University Avenue and Clark Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, September 21, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, September 25, 2015, by noon. Southbound traffic will […]

Sussex Court Road Closure

In order to complete street repairs, the Public Works Department will close Sussex Court between Windward Boulevard and Waterford Place.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, September 15, and is expected to end on Friday, September 25.  Through traffic will not be allowed; however, residents will have access to all driveways on Sussex Court during […]

Final MCORE Project Designs Selected

FINAL MCORE PROJECT DESIGNS SELECTED & AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AT OPEN HOUSE A transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossing, and protected bicycle lanes are some of the new features to be developed by the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project starting in 2016.   The […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a water leak, Illinois American Water and Shaw Brothers will be closing one eastbound lane of University Avenue between Neil Street and Walnut Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, September 14, 2015, and will reopen on Friday, September 18, 2015. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Hill Street Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures, Feutz Contractors closed Hill Street between Prospect Avenue and Lynn Street. The work began on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, and should be finished on Friday, September 11, 2015, weather permitting.