Category: Public Works Department News

First Street Lane Closure

In order to install a fire service at 116 N First Street, DUCE Construction will be closing a lane of First Street between Park Street and University Avenue.  The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 1 and will reopen on Friday, August 5.  Lanes will be shifted in the area in order to maintain […]

Annual Paving Project – Bloomington Road Closure

Starting Friday, July 29 (weather permitting), Open Road Paving Company will continue resurfacing work on Bloomington Road from Prospect Avenue to Bradley Avenue.  This is the final layer of new asphalt which will be disruptive for vehicular travel through the project.  Traffic is urged to avoid the work area and use alternate routes if possible. […]

2016 Sewer Lining Contract – Wright Street

Hoerr Construction will be lining a sanitary sewer on Wright Street from John Street to Armory Avenue as part of the 2016 Sewer Lining Contract on Monday, August 1, 2016.  Sewer lining rehabilitates existing sewers to a like-new condition. The left turn lane onto Chalmers Street from Wright Street will be closed. Traffic should avoid […]

Fox Drive Road Closure

In order to repair pavement failures Schomburg & Schomburg will be closing Fox Drive between Devonshire Drive and State Street. The closure will start on Friday, July 29 at 7 a.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (at Bradley Avenue)

In order to perform storm sewer repairs, Duce Construction will close one southbound lane of Mattis Avenue just south of the intersection with Bradley Avenue. This work will not impact traffic traveling on Bradley Avenue. Southbound traffic on Mattis Avenue  will be reduced to one lane through a short work zone and minor delays may […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure (at Church Street)

In order to perform a storm sewer repair, Duce Construction will close one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue at the intersection with Church Street. Northbound Mattis Avenue will be reduced to one lane through a short work zone and minor delays may occur. Traffic traveling on Church Street will not be impacted by this work. […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to perform storm sewer lining, Hoerr Construction will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue from Springfield Avenue to Healey Street. This work will begin at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 and is planned to be completed by 1:00 a.m. on Friday, July 29.  The City appreciates the cooperation of travelers in […]

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave.

Traffic Signal Outage at Randolph St. & University Ave. The traffic cabinet at the intersection of Randolph St. and University Ave. was struck by a vehicle, causing the traffic lights to go out. Staff were able to install a temporary cabinet in order to provide power for a flashing red light in three directions. While […]

Bradley Avenue Lane Closure (Revised)

In order to complete gas service work, Ameren will be closing one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between McKinley Avenue and Mattis Avenue. The lane closure will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

Temporary Traffic Control Changes in Downtown

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGES IN DOWNTOWN In order to accommodate larger crowds and provide for pedestrian safety during 40 North’s Friday Night Live event, the following traffic control changes will be in effect: The traffic signal at the intersection of Neil St. and Main St. will be on a red flash from 5:30 p.m. Friday […]