Category: General Press Releases

Boneyard Creek – Second Street Reach

Construction continues to progress on the Boneyard Creek basin. O’Neil Brothers, Feutz Contractors and Otto Baum have continued to make great progress towards the December completion date. Feutz Contractors has begun working on the installation of the Second Street pavement between Springfield Avenue and White Street. O’Neil Brothers has almost completed the MSE wall between…
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Risk Watch Curriculum Presentation

Officer Rob Wills presented the Risk Watch curriculum to approximately sixty-six, second grade students at Dr. Howard Elementary School. On September 21, 2010, students received Bicycle and Pedestrian safety messages and provided tips on how to avoid potential hazards when traveling by bicycle or as a pedestrian. The same presentation was conducted by Officer Jeremy…
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New Sidewalk Pavement Grinder

The Asphalt Section purchased a new tool, a sidewalk pavement grinder, to assist with temporary repairs to sidewalk trippers. This grinder will help to alleviate tripping hazards that develop when sidewalks are pushed up or settle. Edges up to two and a half inches can be ground away to make a level surface. Asphalt wedge…
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2010 Infrastructure Maintenance

Annual Alley Maintenance Feutz completed paving of the alley bounded by 5th, 6th, Church, and Park Streets. They continue to work paving the alley bounded by 4th, 5th, Eureka, and Tremont Street. Pavement Marking Removal and Installation 2010 Project Pavement marking removal and installation is complete on the following locations: Staley Road at Springfield Avenue…
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2010 Concrete Street Maintenance

All concrete work has been completed on the list of streets below. The contractor is working on punch list items and lawn restoration. Mattis Avenue from Kirby Avenue to Windsor Avenue Devonshire Drive from Mattis Avenue to Lakeside Drive Frank Drive from John St to Alton Drive Champaign Street from Beardsley Avenue to Eureka Street…
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Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive insect that has killed over 30 million ash trees in the Midwest, was recently found in the Prairie Pines Campground in Rantoul. This find will result in Champaign County being designated as an EAB quarantine zone. This means the movement of all “regulated articles” (ash trees and all non-coniferous…
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