Category: Public Works Department News

Infrastructure Maintenance Projects

Feutz Contractors has started construction on the Infrastructure Maintenance Project and are working in three locations. Location 1 – Feutz is constructing new sidewalk on both sides of Galen Drive between Broadmoor Drive and Theodore Drive as part of the sidewalk gap portion of the project. Location 2 – Feutz has started repairing sidewalk and […]

Fire Station 3 – Construction Update

Stronghold Construction Inc. of Monee, IL began construction on the Fire Station 3 Addition project in mid-April. To date, they have completed construction of the foundation and concrete masonry unit (CMU) exterior walls for the addition. Exterior brick installation should start this week. The project is on schedule for completion by the end of July […]

Forestry Update

Public Work’s Forestry crews have planted approximately 117 trees on City’s rights-of-way this spring. This ongoing effort is largely in response to the removal of dying Ash trees impacted by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). The Forestry department sees a silver lining in loss of the City’s Ash trees by diversifying the species of trees […]

Randolph Street Lane Closure

In order to accommodate a sign installation at 201 W Springfield Avenue, American Dowell Sign Company will be closing one northbound lane of Randolph Street between Healey Street and Springfield Avenue.  The lane closure will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on: Friday, May 22 Tuesday, May 26 Wednesday, May 27 Northbound traffic will […]

Prospect Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a damaged storm sewer and relocate fiber optic cable, Custom Underground will be closing one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Columbia Avenue and Washington Street.  The lane closure will begin on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, and will reopen by Friday, May 22, 2015, weather permitting. Southbound traffic will be reduced […]

2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project – Holiday Drive

As part of the City’s 2015 Concrete Street Maintenance Project, the pavement on Holiday Drive from William Street to Frank Drive will be rehabilitated. The City’s contractor for the project, Stark Excavating, will continue working; weather permitting, Monday, May 18, 2015.   Beginning Monday, May 18, Holiday Drive will temporarily be a one lane, one […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to repair a gas leak, Ameren Illinois will be closing one northbound lane of Mattis Avenue between John Street and Springfield Avenue. The lane closure will occur on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.   Contact: Harman Jordan | […]

Green Street Lane Closure (West of Prospect)

GREEN STREET LANE CLOSURE Champaign – In order to perform pole replacements and aerial electric work for Ameren Illinois, PAR Electric will be closing the following lanes: Monday, May 18 through Friday, May 29, 2015 (between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm) — One lane of Green Street will be closed between Prospect Avenue and McKinley […]

Green Street Lane Closures

GREEN STREET LANE CLOSURES Champaign – In order to facilitate sign installation work for the Campus Center building, located at 524 E. Green Street, JSM Development and Prairie Signs will close two lanes of Green Street between Sixth Street and Fifth Street (westbound lane and center lane). The lane closures will occur on Tuesday, May19, […]

Annual Paving Project

Starting Monday, May 18, 2015, Cross Construction Company will begin work on the City’s annual asphalt paving project.The work will consist of pavement patching, limited curb replacement, sidewalk ramp replacement, milling off a portion of the existing surface, paving two layers of new asphalt surface, manhole adjustments, and new pavement markings.There will be intermittent lane […]