The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, the City of Champaign, the City of Urbana, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, applied for and received a $15.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant for the construction of the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) project http://www.mcoreproject.com within the University District. The total cost for the project […]
Category: Public Works Department News
LASELL DRIVE AT PROSPECT AVENUE CLOSURE FOR ANNUAL PAVING PROJECT On Friday, August 28, La Sell Drive at Prospect Avenue will be closed for approximately four hours in order to complete street patching work. Through traffic will not be allowed. Residents of the area may access their drives from Hamilton Drive to the east.
In order to complete a concrete pour at 608 East University Avenue, Mid-Illinois Concrete will close a westbound lane of University Avenue between Wright Street and Sixth Street. The lane closure will occur on Friday, August 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.
In order to perform electric work, Ameren Illinois will close a lane of Neil Street between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. The lane closure will begin on Monday, August 24, 2015, and will end on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. One lane of northbound and one lane of southbound traffic will remain open throughout the work. […]
14 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO CONSIDER MAHOMET AQUIFER CONSENT DECREE Champaign – A proposed consent decree has been drafted between Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Clinton Landfill, Inc., and 14 local government agencies, which comprise the Mahomet Aquifer Coalition. Throughout the month of September, each agency will review and take action on the proposed agreement. […]
The City of Champaign has awarded a contract to Stark Excavating to construct turn lanes on Mattis Avenue at Congressional Way. Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October. Stark is planning on placing the PCC pavement on Thursday, August 12. The traffic has been detoured around the work […]
Citizens and City staff submitted 373 total requests during July 2015. This was a 19% decrease from June’s 459 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 44 (11.8%) of the issues. The Sewer Section responded to 37 (10%) sewer-related calls […]
Feutz Contractors was awarded the contract to complete Olympian Drive from Legacy Drive to Duncan Road. The project also includes pavement replacement on Duncan Road both north and south of the Olympian/Duncan Intersection. Construction began on June 22 and will be completed by the end of October. Feutz is making progress in preparing to construct […]
Feutz Contractors continue to work on the Intersection Improvements at the intersection of Church Street and Randolph Street. Feutz is nearing completion of the north east and south west corners and will start work on the northwest and south east corners next week. The work consists of all new traffic signals, poles, lights, curb bump-outs, […]