Category: Construction Press Releases

Staley Road Closure Update

For Norfolk Southern Railroad to complete the repairs to their railroad crossing across Staley Road, the closure of Staley Road about halfway between Cardinal Road and U.S. 150 (Bloomington Road) needs to be extended.  The closure will continue until the completion of the work, currently projected to be completed no later than Friday, June 2, […]

Winchester Drive Closure

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 Company, Inc. Beginning Tuesday, May 30, weather permitting, Winchester Drive will be closed from the […]

Annual Paving Project – First Street Closure

Starting Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project. The first phase of work will take place on First Street from St. Mary’s Road to Kirby Avenue. Work on First Street will consist of curb replacement, milling off the existing asphalt surface, paving two layers of […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to replace driveway approaches at 1702 and 1802 South Mattis Avenue, Petry Kuhne Construction will be closing one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Broadmoor Drive and Kirby Avenue on the following dates: Tuesday, May 23 through Friday, May 26, 2017 Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2, 2017 Northbound Mattis Avenue traffic […]

University Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a pavement patch, Metro Communications will close one eastbound lane of University Avenue between State Street and Randolph Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, May 22 and will reopen on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during the closure.

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to continue with pavement patching, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy will be closing the following lanes beginning Saturday, May 20 through Friday, May 26, 2017: One southbound lane of Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive to Kirby Avenue (southbound traffic reduced to one lane).

Winchester Drive Closures

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. Winchester Drive (1809 Winchester Drive south to the north-half of Brookhaven Drive) Due to weather-related delays Winchester Drive will remain closed from […]

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.